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as•par•a•gus



Pronunciation: (u-spar'u-gus), [key]
n.
1. any plant of the genus Asparagus, of the lily family, esp. A. officianalis, cultivated for its edible shoots.
2. the shoots, eaten as a vegetable.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

asparagineasparagus bean
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