noun (pl=asparagus, pl2=asparaguses)
- Any of various perennial plants of the genus Asparagus having leaflike stems, scalelike leaves, and small flowers
- The young shoots of Asparagus officinalis eaten as a vegetable
Etymology: from medieval Latin 'sparagus'
- Dutch: asparago
- French: asperge
- German: Spargel
- Italian: asparago , sparago
- Spanish: espí¡rrago
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