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Noun: parsnip  paa(r)-snip
  1. The whitish root of cultivated parsnip
     
  2. A strong-scented plant cultivated for its edible root
    - Pastinaca sativa
     
  3. Whitish edible root; eaten cooked

Derived forms: parsnips

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, root, root vegetable

Part of: cultivated parsnip, genus Pastinaca, Pastinaca

Encyclopedia: Parsnip