fool's parsley

noun

Definition of fool's parsley

: a poisonous European weed (Aethusa cynapium) of the carrot family that resembles parsley and is naturalized in the northern U.S. and southern Canada

First Known Use of fool's parsley

1726, in the meaning defined above

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“Fool's parsley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fool%27s%20parsley. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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