Definition of skirret in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈskɪrɪt/

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  • An East Asian plant of the parsley family, formerly cultivated in Europe for its edible carrot-like root.
    • Sium sisarum, family Umbelliferae


Middle English skirwhit(e), perhaps from Scots skire 'bright, clear' + white.

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