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cow parsley

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Definition of cow parsley in English:

noun

A European hedgerow plant of the parsley family, which has fern-like leaves and large heads of tiny white flowers, giving the appearance of lace. Also called Queen Anne's lace.
  • Anthriscus sylvestris, family Umbelliferae
Example sentences
  • They are the tap roots of a plant in the umbelliferae family which includes parsley, cow parsley and hemlock.
  • Lots of flowers down there at the moment - irises, hawthorn, buttercups, cow parsley, herb robert.
  • With the onset of summer there's the cow parsley, poppies, honeysuckle, wild roses, speedwell, ragged robin and foxgloves.

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