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smallage

[ smaw-lij ]
/ ˈsmɔ lɪdʒ /
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noun

the celery,Apium graveolens, especially in its wild state.

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Origin of smallage

1250–1300; Middle English smalege, smalache, equivalent to smalesmall + ache parsley <Old French <Latin apium celery, parsley
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smallage
/ (ˈsmɔːlɪdʒ) /

noun

an archaic name for wild celery

Word Origin for smallage

C13: from earlier smalache, from smal small + ache wild celery, from Old French, from Latin apium
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