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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Long black salsify; Perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots.

Usage examples (13)
  • The recipes of either are applicable to scorzonera.
  • The leaves of scorzonera are used in salad with a plain or French dressing.
  • When cooked and served as salsify or scorzonera, they are the whitest and sweetest of esculent roots, and afford a considerable portion of nourishment.
  • Here's what I wrote: The white rooted vegetables that come to mind -- parsnips, salsify, scorzonera, parsley root -- all have different foliage from the one depicted. for more
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