Chervil

Raw Organic French Parsley Chervil on a Background

Anthriscus cerefolium

Chervil (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English chervell, from Old English cerfelle, from Anglo-Norman chervele (compare Jèrriais chèrfi), from Latin chaerephylla, plural of chaerephyllum, from Ancient Greek χαιρέφυλλον (khairéphullon)

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtʃɜː(ɹ)vɪl/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)vɪl

Noun

chervil (countable and uncountable, plural chervils)

  1. (countable) A leafy herb
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