perrexil

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese perrexil, borrowed from Old Occitan pe(i)ressil, from Latin petroselinum, from Ancient Greek πετροσέλινον (petrosélinon), from πέτρα (pétra, stone) + σέλινον (sélinon, celery).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

perrexil m (plural perrexis)

  1. parsley
    Synonym: salsa
  2. rock samphire; sea fennel (Crithmum maritimum, an edible plant that grows near the sea)