noun, plural salsifies.
a purple-flowered, composite plant, Tragopogon porrifolius, whose root has an oyster-like flavor and is used as a culinary vegetable.
noun (pl) -fies
Also called oyster plant, vegetable oyster. a Mediterranean plant, Tragopogon porrifolius, having grasslike leaves, purple flower heads, and a long white edible taproot: family Asteraceae (composites)
the root of this plant, which tastes of oysters and is eaten as a vegetable
noun 1. sodium carbonate (def 2). noun 1. the crystalline decahydrate of sodium carbonate
noun 1. a crystalline compound, sodium chloride, NaCl, occurring as a mineral, a constituent of seawater, etc., and used for seasoning food, as a preservative, etc. 2. table salt mixed with a particular herb or seasoning for which it is named: garlic salt; celery salt. 3. Chemistry. any of a class of compounds formed by […]
noun 1. a game for two, resembling Chinese checkers, played on a board with 100 squares. noun 1. a city in NW Argentina. noun 1. a city in NW Argentina: thermal springs. Pop: 504 000 (2005 est)
adjective 1. (of a performance with a stringed instrument) playing each note staccato by bouncing the bow on the strings. adverb 2. in a saltando manner.