golden alexanders









golden alexanders


golden alexanders Word Origin noun

  1. a plant, Zizia aurea, of the parsley family, native to eastern North America, having compound leaves and umbels of yellow flowers.

Origin of golden alexanders Middle English alisaundre (Old French Old English alexandre Medieval Latin (petroselinum) Alexandrinum horse-parsley (Smyrnium olusatrum), a synonym of petroselinum Macedonicum (apparently by association of Macedonia with Alexander the Great); cf. parsley

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