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smallage

[smaw-lij] /ˈsmɔ lɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the celery, Apium graveolens, especially in its wild state.
Origin of smallage
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English smalege, smalache, equivalent to smale small + ache parsley < Old French < Latin apium celery, parsley
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smallage

/ˈsmɔːlɪdʒ/
noun
1.
an archaic name for wild celery
Word Origin
C13: from earlier smalache, from smalsmall + ache wild celery, from Old French, from Latin apium
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