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Noun: asparagus  u'sper-u-gus [N. Amer], u'spa-ru-gus [Brit]
  1. Plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable
    - edible asparagus, Asparagus officinales
     
  2. Edible young shoots of the asparagus plant

Derived forms: asparaguses

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, veg, vegetable, veggie

Part of: genus Asparagus

Encyclopedia: Asparagus