Etymology
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parsley (n.)

biennial garden-herb, originally from the eastern Mediterranean; its aromatic leaves are used for flavoring and as a garnish; late 14c., a merger of Old English petersilie and Old French peresil (13c., Modern French persil), both from Medieval Latin petrosilium, an unexplained alteration of Latin petroselinum, from Greek petroselinon "rock-parsley," from petros "rock, stone" (see petrous) + selinon "celery" (see celery).

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Definitions of parsley

parsley (n.)
annual or perennial herb with aromatic leaves;
Synonyms: Petroselinum crispum
parsley (n.)
aromatic herb with flat or crinkly leaves that are cut finely and used to garnish food;
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