wild celery

noun

Examples of wild celery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most common food for these divers is fingernail clams, aquatic insects, crustaceans, and a variety of vegetation like wild celery, eelgrass, and salicornia. M.d. Johnson, Field & Stream, 8 Feb. 2024 Canvasback Duck Habitat While canvasbacks are omnivorous, their diet primarily consists of vegetative material, namely wild celery. M.d. Johnson, Field & Stream, 8 Nov. 2023 In fact, their love of wild celery, or eelgrass, lends itself to the bird’s scientific name of Aythya valisineria, as the Latin word for wild celery is Vallisneria Americana. M.d. Johnson, Field & Stream, 8 Nov. 2023 Another popular plant was wild celery; gorillas use their teeth to scrape out the tasty inner part of a stalk, then discard the rest. Elizabeth Preston, Discover Magazine, 13 July 2016 Until five years ago, the extent of wild celery grass beds in the Delaware estuary was a bit of a mystery. Katherine Rapin, WIRED, 27 Aug. 2022 The restoration of wild celery and other aquatic plant species has been underway there for more than 30 years. Katherine Rapin, WIRED, 27 Aug. 2022 At this offal restaurant, run by chef Sarah Cicolini, Tucci and Parla enjoyed a frittata with mashed chicken offal; Roman tripe cooked in tomatoes; wagyu heart tartare; and oxtail meatball with peanut, wild celery and cocoa powder sauce. CNN, 21 Mar. 2021 The explorers paddled down the western side of the Door Peninsula into an embayment and river system teeming with wild rice, wild celery, waterfowl, beavers and fish — lots and lots of fish. jsonline.com, 2 Sep. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1791, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wild celery was in 1791

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“Wild celery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20celery. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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