chervil definition

  • noun:
    • An annual Eurasian natural herb (Anthriscus cerefolium) in parsley household, having fragrant leaves.
    • The leaves of the plant used as a seasoning or garnish.
    • any one of several relevant flowers, such as those of the genus Chaerophyllum.
    • A leafy herb, Anthriscus cerefolium, resembling parsley.
    • leaves from plant, made use of as an herb in cooking, which may have a mild taste of anise.
    • A plant (Anthriscus cerefolium) with pinnately split fragrant leaves, which several curled varieties are used in soups and salads.
    • A garden pot-herb, Anthriscus Cerefolium, associated with the normal purchase UmbelliferÅ“. The bur or hemlock chervil is A. vulgaris; the crazy or cow chervil, A. sylvestris. Both are natives of Europe.
    • A name of some other flowers various genera.
    • fresh ferny parsley-like leaves made use of as a garnish with chicken and veal and omelets and green salads and spinach
    • aromatic annual Old World herb cultivated because of its finely separated and frequently curly leaves to be used particularly in soups and salads

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