Definición de asparagus en inglés:

asparagus

Saltos de línea: as¦para|gus
Pronunciación: /əˈsparəgəs
 
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sustantivo

1A tall plant of the lily family with fine feathery foliage, cultivated for its edible shoots.
  • Asparagus officinalis, family Liliaceae
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A member of the lily family, asparagus is also related to onions, leeks and garlic.
  • Asparagus beetles tend to shy away from asparagus when tomatoes, parsley or basil are planted nearby.
  • Despite the admirable longevity of an established asparagus bed, the plants get off to a slow start.
1.1 [mass noun] The tender young shoots of the asparagus plant, eaten as a vegetable.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Good sources of folate include oranges, green leafy vegetables, asparagus and cantaloupe melon.
  • Combine the corn with steamed green vegetables like asparagus and offer baked potatoes to ensure the children don't go hungry.
  • The tender, juicy asparagus provides a counterpoint to the fried food.

Origen

mid 16th century: via Latin from Greek asparagos.

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