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skirret Line breaks: skir|ret
Pronunciation: /ˈskɪrɪt/

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Definition of skirret in English:


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.

Words that rhyme with skirret

dispirit, spirit

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