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1. asparagus

noun. ['əˈspɛrəgəs'] plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable.

Synonyms

  • herb
  • edible asparagus
  • genus Asparagus
  • Asparagus officinales

Etymology

  • asparagus (Latin)
  • ἀσπάραγος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Asparagus

  • angus
  • argus
  • batuigas
  • baugus
  • bodegas
  • boggus
  • bogus
  • cunnilingus
  • degas
  • distrigas
  • esophagus
  • fergus
  • fungus
  • gargus
  • gregus
  • hargus
  • hillegass
  • hugus
  • hugus
  • kilgus

How do you pronounce asparagus?

Pronounce asparagus as əˈspɛrəgəs.

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Sentences with asparagus


1. Noun, singular or mass
Another option is baking fish rubbed with lemon pepper and serving it over rice with a side of asparagus.

2. Noun, plural
Rachel Ray recommends serving duck a l'orange with sliced asparagus steamed with rice, almonds, scallions and parsley.

2. asparagus

noun. ['əˈspɛrəgəs'] edible young shoots of the asparagus plant.

Synonyms

  • Asparagus officinales
  • veg
  • veggie
  • vegetable

Etymology

  • asparagus (Latin)
  • ἀσπάραγος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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