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wild parsley

noun
1.
any of several uncultivated plants resembling the parsley in shape and structure.
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  • The thicker the undergrowth of nettles and wild parsley, rushes and rough grasses, the more the whitethroat likes the spot.

    The Hills and the Vale Richard Jefferies
  • Inside was a big heap of dandelions, thick grasses, and wild parsley.

    The Buttoned Sky Geoff St. Reynard
  • The hollow seed-cups of the wild parsley were turning old and grey.

    Dusty Star Olaf Baker
  • The field is full of blue Scabious plants, wild parsley and tall grass—getting brown now in the sun.

    The Journal of a Disappointed Man Wilhelm Nero Pilate Barbellion
  • Water avens, wild parsley, and campions crowd around him, and flags of the yellow and purple iris tower over all.

  • It is soon followed by the wild parsley, Nuttall's or yellow violet, and the vivid plumes of the purple avens.

    North Dakota Various
British Dictionary definitions for wild parsley

wild parsley

noun
1.
any of various uncultivated umbelliferous plants that resemble parsley
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