smallage

noun

small·​age
-lij
plural -s
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 Jul. 2024.

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