Asparagi

New harvest of green asparagus vegetable in spring season, green asparagus growing up from the ground on farm close up

Asparagus officinalis

Asparagus (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Medieval Latin asparagus, sparagus, from Ancient Greek ἀσπάραγος (aspáragos), variant of ἀσφάραγος (aspháragos). Displaced Old English eorþnafola.

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈspɛɹ.ə.ɡəs/, /əˈspæɹ.ə.ɡəs/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˈspæɹ.ə.ɡəs/

Noun

asparagus (plural asparagus or

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