Definition of celery seed in English:

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celery seed

Entry from US English dictionary


The seed of a plant related to the celery plant, with a celerylike flavor and aroma.
Example sentences
  • 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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