smallage

noun
small·​age | \ -lij \
plural -s

Definition of smallage

: a strongly scented erect biennial herb (Apium graveolens) that is the wild form of the culinary celery and is widely distributed in moist situations in temperate regions

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History and Etymology for smallage

Middle English smalege, alteration of smalache, from smal small + ache wild celery, parsley

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“Smallage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smallage. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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