Entry from US English dictionary
The seed of a plant related to the celery plant, with a celerylike flavor and aroma.
- Later in the season, when the flat-topped flower clusters form oblong seeds, I collect them to use like celery seed.
- Cover the tenderloin with the celery seed, and brown it briefly on all side in the rendered fat.
- While that's going on, give the little tiny chickens a good coating of celery seed.
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Syllabification: cel·er·y seed
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