parsley


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Garnish \Gar"nish\, n.
   1. Something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament;
      also, dress; garments, especially such as are showy or
      decorated.
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            So are you, sweet,
            Even in the lovely garnish of a boy.  --Shak.
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            Matter and figure they produce;
            For garnish this, and that for use.   --Prior.
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   2. (Cookery) Something set round or upon a dish as an
      embellishment, such as parsley. See Garnish, v. t., 2.
      --Smart.
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   3. Fetters. [Cant]
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   4. A fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an
      unauthorized fee demanded by the old prisoners of a
      newcomer. [Cant] --Fielding.
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   Garnish bolt (Carp.), a bolt with a chamfered or faceted
      head. --Knight.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Parsley \Pars"ley\ (p[aum]rs"l[y^]), n. [OE. persely, persil, F.
   persil, L. petroselinum rock parsley, Gr. petrose`linon;
   pe`tros stone + se`linon parsley. Cf. Celery.] (Bot.)
   An aromatic umbelliferous herb (Carum Petroselinum), having
   finely divided leaves which are used in cookery and as a
   garnish.
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         As she went to the garden for parsley, to stuff a
         rabbit.                                  --Shak.
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   Fool's parsley. See under Fool.

   Hedge parsley, Milk parsley, Stone parsley, names given
      to various weeds of similar appearance to the parsley.

   Parsley fern (Bot.), a small fern with leaves resembling
      parsley (Cryptogramme crispa).

   Parsley piert (Bot.), a small herb (Alchemilla arvensis)
      formerly used as a remedy for calculus.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Apiaceae \Apiaceae\ prop. n.
   A natural family of plants bearing flowers in umbels;
   examples are: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway;
   celery; dill.

   Syn: Umbelliferae, family Umbelliferae, family Apiaceae,
        carrot family
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