Parsley vs Turnip - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between parsley and turnip

is that parsley is (countable|uncountable) a bright green, biennial herb, petroselinum crispum'' or ''petroselinum neapolitanum having either flat or curled leaves while turnip is the white root of a yellow-flowered plant, brassica rapa , grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.

parsley

Noun

(en-noun)
  • (countable, uncountable) A bright green, biennial herb, Petroselinum crispum'' or ''Petroselinum neapolitanum having either flat or curled leaves.
  • (uncountable) The leaves of this plant used in Middle Eastern, European, and American cooking.
  • Derived terms

    * Chinese parsley * fool's parsley * hedge parsley * milk parsley * parsley fern * parsley frog * parsley piert * stone parsley

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    turnip

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The white root of a yellow-flowered plant, Brassica rapa , grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.
  • (Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Atlantic Canada) The yellow root of a related plant, the swede or Brassica napus .
  • Synonyms

    * (Brassica rapa) (summer turnip), swede (Ireland, Northern England, Scotland), tumshie (Scotland), white turnip (Cornwall, Scotland)

    Derived terms

    * fall off the turnip truck * Swedish turnip * (turnip flea) * (turnip fly)

    See also

    * rutabaga * swede * turnip greens

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