a plant, Apium graveolens, of the parsley family, whose leafstalks are eaten raw or cooked.
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How to use celery in a sentence
Atop the chili goes a spill of crisp chopped raw onions, and atop the onions you want a sprinkle of celery salt.
Cut the tops off the carrots and celery and peel your onion, then dice them.
The skinny Minnie even had some critics asking if the famed mouse had binged on celery and cocaine over the summer.Disney Characters Are Slimmed Down For Barneys and Harrods Holiday Campaigns | Misty White Sidell | November 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Use that minute to peel the onion and carrot, and wash your celery.
Sister Margaret Geary, 85, survived on celery sticks, a bottle of water, and cough drops she sucked on to quell her thirst.
His duty, this morning, would have been the transplanting of the celery seedlings, which yesterday's events delayed.Dorothy at Skyrie | Evelyn Raymond
Put it into a stewpan with an onion, a carrot, a piece of celery; cover with water and boil slowly for fifty minutes.Dressed Game and Poultry la Mode | Harriet A. de Salis
celery, olives, and salted almonds are placed on the table in small dishes.The Complete Bachelor | Walter Germain
It is a very agreeable and nutritive kind of tuberous vegetable, in flavor not unlike celery.
The Apios belongs to the family of Umbellifer, and is consequently allied to celery, parsnip, and carrot.The Desert World | Arthur Mangin
British Dictionary definitions for celery
an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Apium graveolens dulce, whose blanched leafstalks are used in salads or cooked as a vegetable: See also celeriac
wild celery a related and similar plant, Apium graveolens
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