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chervil (chûr´vəl), name for two similar edible Old World herbs of the family Umbelliferae (parsley family). The salad chervil is Anthriscus cerefolium. Its leaves, like those of the related dill and parsley, are used for seasoning. The turnip-rooted chervil (Chaerophyllum bulbosum) is cultivated for its edible root. Other species of Chaerophyllum [Gr.,=gladdening leaf, for the fragrant foliage] are also called chervil, e.g., the native American C. procumbens. Chervil is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Umbellales, family Umbelliferae.

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1. A herb, Anthriscus cerefolium, with parsley‐like leaves, used in the fresh green state as a garnish and fresh or dried to flavour salads and soups.

2. The turnip‐rooted chervil, Chaerophyllum bulbosum, is a hardy biennial vegetable cultivated for its roots.

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cher·vil / ˈchərvəl/ • n. a plant (Anthriscus cerefolium) of the parsley family, with small white flowers and delicate fernlike leaves that are used as a culinary herb.

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chervil garden herb. OE. ċerfille, -felle, corr. to (M)LG., (M)Du. kervel, OHG. kervola (G. kerbel) — L. chærephylla, -um — Gr. khairéphullon.

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chervil See ANTHRISCUS.

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