skirret Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun an Asiatic herb cultivated in Europe for its sweet edible tuberous root
EtymologyA corrupted form equivalent to
(Bot.) An umbelliferous plant ( Sium, ∨ Pimpinella, Sisarum). It is a native of Asia, but has been long cultivated in Europe for its edible clustered tuberous roots, which are very sweet.