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Noun: chervil  chur-vil
  1. Aromatic annual Old World herb cultivated for its finely divided and often curly leaves for use especially in soups and salads
    - beaked parsley, Anthriscus cereifolium
  2. Fresh ferny parsley-like leaves used as a garnish with chicken and veal and omelets and green salads and spinach

Derived forms: chervils

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: Anthriscus, genus Anthriscus

Encyclopedia: Chervil