petroselinum definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of umbelliferous flowers, like the cultivated parsley as well as 2 or three other types, today made a subgenus of Carum, and characterized by its obsolete calyx-teeth, smooth ovate fresh fruit, dissected leaves with thin or thread-like segments, and yellowish, white, or greenish plants. See parsley and ache.
    • parsley

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