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salsify

noun sal·si·fy \ˈsal-sə-fē, -ˌfī\
plural sal·si·fies

Definition of SALSIFY

:  a European biennial composite herb (Tragopogon porrifolius) with a long fusiform edible root —called also oyster plant, vegetable oyster
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Origin of SALSIFY

French salsifis, from Italian salsefica, sassefrica
First Known Use: circa 1706

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