Meanwhile four men, especially chosen for the purpose, scour the adjoining country for parsnip stalks.
For musk-rats, we'd put a parsnip or an apple on the spindle of a box trap.
When the parsnip has been allowed to run wild the root is considered to be poisonous.
The parsnip is, after the potato, the most valuable of roots.
It was late in the afternoon when we reached the river and once again stood on the bank of the parsnip.
The flesh of cattle fed on the parsnip is also highly commended.
It resembles somewhat celery, and the root is something like the parsnip, for which it has been eaten.
The parsnip had its champions and its antagonists; the carrot its defenders and its assailants.
We may smell a parsnip or a potato when it grows in the field, but not when it is cooked.
The King here exhibited to his audience a dent on his head in the form of a parsnip.
16c., parsnepe, corruption (by influence of Middle English nepe "turnip;" see neep) of Middle English passenep (late 14c.), from Old French pasnaise "parsnip," also "male member" (Modern French panais), from Latin pastinaca "parsnip, carrot," from pastinum "two-pronged fork" (related to pastinare "to dig up the ground"); so called from the shape of the root. The parsnip was considered a kind of turnip.