Definición de scorzonera en inglés:


Saltos de línea: scor¦zon|era
Pronunciación: /ˌskɔːzə(ʊ)ˈnɪərə


  • 1A plant of the daisy family with tapering purple-brown edible roots. Also called black salsify, viper's grass.
    • Scorzonera hispanica, family Compositae
  • 1.1 [mass noun] The root of the scorzonera used as a vegetable.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Salsify features narrow, leek-like leaves, violet-red flowers and light yellow root, whereas scorzonera's leaves are somewhat wider, its flowers yellow, its creamy white root concealed by dark brown skin.
    • Skirret is cooked and eaten in the same ways as salsify and scorzonera.
    • I decided on roast breast of duck, served with the same potato terrine, some glazed parsnips and scorzonera.


early 17th century: from Italian, from scorzone, from an alteration of medieval Latin curtio(n-) 'venomous snake' (against whose venom the plant may have been regarded as an antidote).

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