wild carrot

noun

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Examples of wild carrot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web People confuse hemlock with cow parsley also known as wild chervil, wild carrot or Queen Anne’s Lace and many other names. oregonlive, 29 May 2022 My dear friend Juliet took care of the bouquet — a tangle of California natives including blooming poppies, little white starbursts of wild carrot and eucalyptus sprigs that filled the air with their herbal scent. Emily Beyda, Los Angeles Times, 3 July 2021 This plant can reach heights up to 14 feet tall, and hairy stalks and white flower clusters closely resemble the wild carrot (also known as Queen Anne's lace). Tim Macwelch, Outdoor Life, 13 Aug. 2019 Some of the wildflowers were familiar - clover, buttercups, daisies, wild carrot. Adrian Higgins, chicagotribune.com, 18 Oct. 2019 During my visit, the fields were a study in yellow and white, the latter provided by the wild carrot and bladder campion. Adrian Higgins, chicagotribune.com, 18 Oct. 2019 Duff primes her face with calendula oil and a wild carrot eye stick, combs out her eyelash extensions, and gets to work. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, 16 Sep. 2019 People sometimes eat the roots of wild carrot, called Queen Anne's lace, which bears a striking resemblance to poison hemlock. Chris Mayhew, Cincinnati.com, 19 July 2018 The scent is also absolutely unique, with high notes coming from wild carrot seed oil. Celia Ellenberg, Vogue, 12 Sep. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of wild carrot

circa 1538, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wild carrot was circa 1538

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“Wild carrot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20carrot. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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