wild carrot


noun
  1. an umbelliferous plant, Daucus carota, of temperate regions, having clusters of white flowers and hooked fruits

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How to use wild carrot in a sentence

  • A goldfinch perched on a dry dead stalk of wild carrot, a stalk that looked too slender to bear the bird.

    The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
  • If you have a large glass fish-globe fill it with fresh water, and put in the snapdragon and wild carrot in a loose bouquet.

  • She picked baby daisies, and put them inside of the wild-carrot heads, not in blossom yet, which grew in the shape of nests.

  • A white umbelliferous plant, very much like wild carrot, dotted the turf here and there.

    Fresh Fields | John Burroughs
  • So, too, the lacy flower of the wild carrot may sometimes be effectively combined with some other flower.