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celery root
  1. n. grown for its thickened edible aromatic root [syn: celeriac, knob celery, root celery, turnip-rooted celery, Apium graveolens rapaceum]

  2. thickened edible aromatic root of a variety of celery plant [syn: celeriac]

Usage examples of "celery root".

A long folding table has been covered with a red tablecloth and is jammed with pans and plates and bowls of roasted hazelnuts and lobster and oyster bisques and celery root soup with apples and Beluga caviar on toast points and creamed onions and roast goose with chestnut stung and caviar in puff pastry and vegetable tarts with tapenade, roast duck and roast rack of veal with shallots and gnocchi gratin and vegetable strudel and Waldorf salad and scallops and bruschetta with mascarpone and white truffles and green chili soufflé.

Heat the stock to simmer and put the celery root, leeks, potatoes, turnips, carrots, and parsnips in the stock.

I went to an Eastern place run by a woman named Tserchi and had roasted duckling in a sour cherry sauce garnished with celery root and served with a pan-fried garlic bread that wasn't as good as Noish-pa made but was perfectly edible.