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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Place the onion and celery seed in a large pan.
▪ Bring vinegar, salt, 2 teaspoons sugar, oil and celery seed to a boil and pour over cabbage mix.
▪ All have a generous dose of herbs and spices, everything from chervil and celery seed to cloves and peppercorns.
▪ Fresh Thuringer is similarly composed but is seasoned with caraway, celery seed, coriander, ginger, and mace.
▪ Chop ¼ red pepper, 2 spring onions, 1 celery stalk, 2 cooked new potatoes, cucumber and 2 mushrooms.
▪ Celery root and celery stalks are both edible, as are beets and beet greens.
▪ Place beef in a large pan, add the celery, carrots, onions and leeks and mix together. 2.
Add leeks and saute slowly until they just begin to colon Add carrot and celery and saute for 3 minutes longer.
▪ Season and add the celery, carrots and leeks.
▪ Simmer for one hour. Add carrots and celery, then beef broth.
▪ Heat the olive oil over medium heat, add the onion and celery and saute gently for 5 minutes.
▪ If desired, add nuts, celery, 131 Remove from heat and skim off excess fat.
▪ Pour sauce back into pan, adding beans and celery.
▪ Saute the onion for about 10 minutes. Add the celery and bay leaf and saute until the celery is soft.
▪ a stalk of celery
▪ Add mushrooms, carrot, turnip, and celery, and cook for 1 minute.
▪ Add some celery and apple to the shallot dressing and spoon around the guinea fowl terrine.
▪ Eastern Promise - cooked, diced chicken, celery and walnuts mixed together with curried mayonnaise. 7.
▪ If desired, add nuts, celery, 131 Remove from heat and skim off excess fat.
▪ On the peat of Chat Moss near Manchester celery is a special crop.
▪ Remove the parsley and lovage or celery and lightly process soup in a food processor, or put through a food mill.
▪ To make lentils, in a medium-sized saucepan, heat oil and saute carrot, onion, and celery until lightly colored.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Smallage \Small"age\, n. [Small + F. ache smallage. See Ach parsley.] (Bot.) A biennial umbelliferous plant ( Apium graveolens) native of the seacoats of Europe and Asia. When deprived of its acrid and even poisonous properties by cultivation, it becomes celery.


Apiaceae \Apiaceae\ n. 1. a family of plants bearing flowers in umbels; examples are: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill.

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

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1660s, from French céleri (17c., originally sceleri d'Italie), said by French sources to be from Italian (Lombard dialect) seleri (singular selero), from Late Latin selinon, from Greek selinon "parsley," which is of uncertain origin.\n\n[O]ne day, in a weak and hungry moment, my roommate and I succumbed to a bit of larceny. A greengrocer's truck had parked down the street and was left unattended. We grabbed the first crate we could off the back. It turned out to be celery. For two days we ate nothing but celery and used up more calories chewing than we realized in energy. "Damn it," I said to my roommate, "What're we going to do? We can't starve." "That's funny," he replied. "I thought we could."

[Chuck Jones, "Chuck Amuck," 1989]


n. 1 A European herb (''Apium graveolens'') of the carrot family. 2 (context uncountable English) The stalks of this herb eaten as a vegetable.

  1. n. widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked [syn: cultivated celery, Apium graveolens dulce]

  2. stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning


Celery (Apium graveolens), a marshland plant variety in the family Apiaceae, has been cultivated as a vegetable since antiquity. Depending on location and cultivar, either its stalks, leaves, or hypocotyl are eaten and used in cooking.

Celery seed is also used as a spice; its extracts are used in medicines.

Celery (software)

Celery is an open source asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.

Usage examples of "celery".

The root of the Wild Celery, Smallage, or Marsh Parsley, was reckoned, by the ancients, one of the five great aperient roots, and was employed in their diet drinks.

Pereira says the digestibility of Celery is increased by its maceration in vinegar.

Horsey tosses a coin for the first pick, and Joel Duffle says heads, and it is heads, and he chooses, as the first course, two quarts of ripe olives, twelve bunches of celery, and four pounds of shelled nuts, all this to be split fifty-fifty between them.

Violette Shumberger and Joel Duffle both nod their heads, and Mindy says commence, and the contest is on, with Joel Duffle getting the jump at once on the celery and olives and nuts.

Combine tofu, umeboshi vinegar or dulse, mayonnaise, celery, onion, bell pepper, pickle relish, water chestnuts, and chives in a medium-sized bowl.

Various broccolis, bok choys, celery cabbages, round cabbages, and kohlrabi are rendered delicious with a light mince or a few shreds of ginger.

There was butyl mercaptan and rotten celery, excrement, formic acid, decayed meat, and that certain smell which is like the taste of some brasses.

The principal ingredient of Chous-Chous is cedar bark, and parsley and celery go into Naissance de Jour.

Swan held an extra large raddish in his hand, spinning it as it fell toward the celery stalks and Swan made noises simulating fire and flying arrow sounds.

Add peanut butter, tamari sauce, scallions, pepper, celery, mushrooms, water chestnuts, and parsley.

Janice had spent the entire day preparing a cold veal tonnato, celery aspic, and a creamy chocolate mousse spiked with Grand Marnier.

Place onion, celery, peppers, parsley, green onion and grated carot in and saut until onion starts to turn clear.

Peanuts and peanut butter have anticancer properties and make a great topping on toast or a slice of banana or piece of celery.

There are several sorts, as with Commissaires, ranging from bemedalled Generals to Substitutes thin and pale as stalks of celery, and I got a pretty grand one, judging by some mellow panelling and a fine Empire desk with lots of bronze acanthus leaves for me to trip over.

Place onion, celery, peppers, parsley, green onion and grated carot in and saut until onion starts to turn clear.