n. pl. cel·er·ies
1. A biennial European plant (Apium graveolens var. dulce) in the parsley family, having edible roots, leafstalks, leaves, and fruits.
2. The crisp thick leafstalks of this plant.
3. The seedlike fruits of this plant used as a flavoring.
[French céleri, from Italian dialectal seleri, pl. of selero, alteration of Late Latin selīnon, parsley, from Greek.]
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