Pronunciation: (al"ig-zan'durz, -zän'-), [key]
—pl. -ders. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
1. a tall plant, Angelica atropurpurea, of the parsley family, having broad clusters of small white flowers.
2. a related plant, Smyrnium olusatrum, having yellowish flowers.
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