a. pertaining to, like or eaten like asparagus.

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  • Asparaginous — As pa*rag i*nous, a. Pertaining or allied to, or resembling, asparagus; having shoots which are eaten like asparagus; as, asparaginous vegetables. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • asparaginous — …   Useful english dictionary

  • asparagus — asparaginous /as peuh raj euh neuhs/, adj. /euh spar euh geuhs/, 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. [bef. 1000; < L < Gk… …   Universalium

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