celeriac


ce·le·ri·ac

noun \sə-ˈler-ē-ˌak, -ˈlir-\

Definition of CELERIAC

:  a celery (Apium graveolens rapaceum) grown for its knobby edible root

Origin of CELERIAC

irregular from celery
First Known Use: 1743

celeriac

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Type of celery (Apium graveolens, variety rapaceum) grown for its knobby edible root, which is used as a raw or cooked vegetable. Originally cultivated in the Mediterranean and in northern Europe, it was introduced into Britain in the 18th century.

Variants of CELERIAC

celeriac or celery root

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