sparagus

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sparagus (uncountable)

  1. Obsolete form of asparagus.
    • 1744, John Wilson, A synopsis of British plants, in Mr. Ray's method, with their characters, descriptions, places of growth, time of flowering, and physical virtues (page 124)
      The young shoots, commonly call'd Sparagus, are; pleasant and wholsome food, of a cleansing nature, and light digestion, provoking urine, to which they give a fætid stinking smell.