Definición de parsnip en inglés:


Saltos de línea: pars|nip
Pronunciación: /ˈpɑːsnɪp


  • 1A long tapering cream-coloured root vegetable with a sweet flavour: roasted parsnips [mass noun]: a puree of celeriac and parsnip [as modifier]: parsnip wine
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    • The supermarket has also seen more root vegetables such as parsnips, potatoes and carrots being sold.
    • A few sweet roots, parsnips, carrots and a stalk of celery will add flavour to the pan juices.
    • When it comes to Christmas food I'm completely conventional - turkey, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, bread sauce, stuffing, English mustard and sausages.
  • 2The Eurasian plant of the parsley family which yields parsnips.
    • Pastinaca sativa, family Umbelliferae
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    • Seeds that barely last to the second year include sweet corn, leek, onion, parsley, parsnip, rhubarb and salsify.
    • But there are also edible species of biennial, including carrots, parsley, parsnips and globe artichoke or cardoon.
    • The rule of thumb is to plant parsnips when you plant potatoes.


late Middle English: from Old French pasnaie, from Latin pastinaca (related to pastinare 'dig and trench the ground'). The change in the ending was due to association with neep.

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