Translation of asparagus in Spanish:

asparagus

Pronunciation: /əˈspærəgəs/

noun/nombre

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  • espárrago (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) asparagus plant esparraguera (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • 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.

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