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n. - Fresh ferny parsley-like leaves used as a garnish with chicken and veal and omelets and green salads and spinach; Aromatic annual Old World herb cultivated for its finely divided and often curly leaves for use especially in soups and salads.

Usage examples (36)
  • I will go hunting for fresh chervil just for this.
  • Garnish with the chervil sprigs and serve at once.
  • Vegetables - asparagus, chervil, parsnips & sea kale
  • Feel free to replace chervil with flat leaf parsley. for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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