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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An Asiatic herb cultivated in Europe for its sweet edible tuberous root.

Usage examples (3)
  • Garnish it with orange peel boil'd in strong broth, and some French beans boil'd, and put in thick butter, or some skirret, cardones, artichocks, slic't lemon, mace, or...
  • It was made of barley; certain herbs, such as lupine and skirret, were used as substitutes for hops.
  • Vegetables count cole, collard, kale, all ` cabbage 'and preserved in kailyard ` cabbage garden,' symbolic of Scotland's literature since 1895 as in "the kailyard school";... for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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