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Webster 1913 Edition


Skirret

Skir′ret

,
Noun.
[A corrupted form equivalent to
sugarwort
.]
(Bot.)
An umbelliferous plant (
Sium Sisarum
syn.
Pimpinella Sisarum
). It is a native of Asia, but has been long cultivated in Europe for its edible clustered tuberous roots, which are very sweet.

Webster 1828 Edition


Skirret

SKIR'RET

,
Noun.
A plant of the genus Sium.

Definition 2022


skirret

skirret

English

Noun

skirret (plural skirrets)

  1. An umbelliferous plant (Sium sisarum), cultivated for its sweet edible tuberous roots.

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References

  • skirret in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913