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celeriac

[suh-ler-ee-ak, -leer-] /səˈlɛr iˌæk, -ˈlɪər-/
noun
1.
a variety of celery, Apium graveolens rapaceum, of the parsley family, having a large, edible, turniplike root.
Also called celery root, knob celery, turnip-rooted celery.
Origin
1735-1745
1735-45; celery + -ac
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celeriac

/sɪˈlɛrɪˌæk/
noun
1.
a variety of celery, Apium graveolens rapaceum, with a large turnip-like root, used as a vegetable
Word Origin
C18: from celery + -ac, of unexplained origin
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