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Definition 1: whitish edible root; eaten cooked - [noun denoting food]

(parsnip is a kind of ...) any of various fleshy edible underground roots or tubers

(... is part of parsnip) European biennial having a long fusiform root that has been made palatable through cultivation

Definition 2: a strong-scented plant cultivated for its edible root - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for parsnip in the sense of this definition

(parsnip is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of parsnip ) European biennial having a long fusiform root that has been made palatable through cultivation

(... is a kind of parsnip ) biennial weed in Europe and America having large pinnate leaves and yellow flowers and a bitter and somewhat poisonous root; the ancestor of cultivated parsnip

(... is a member of parsnip) a rosid dicot genus of the family Umbelliferae; includes parsnips

Definition 3: the whitish root of cultivated parsnip - [noun denoting plant]

(parsnip is a kind of ...) (botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes; absorbs water and mineral salts; usually it anchors the plant to the ground

(... is part of parsnip) European biennial having a long fusiform root that has been made palatable through cultivation

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