Definition of 'asparagus'
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Add your asparagus and let them simmer for two minutes only. The Sun (2016)Now is the time to plant asparagus for a crop next year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Top with the asparagus tips and brush with a little melted butter. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Take four skewers and thread one with an asparagus tip followed by a piece of halloumi. The Sun (2015)Mix together beans or asparagus with the potatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My white asparagus soup was the standout dish. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Serve scattered with last of the chives accompanied by hot minted potatoes and asparagus. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My established asparagus plants are producing very spindly spears. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Top with the asparagus and add a dribble of balsamic vinegar and swirl of olive oil. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Put the asparagus in one and cook until tender. Times, Sunday Times (2010)By now the potatoes and peas will be ready and beans or asparagus cooked. Times, Sunday Times (2010) English asparagus is in the middle of its season. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Everyone is hysterically obsessed with white asparagus. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Stir in the cream and add the asparagus. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Snap the asparagus tips in half. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Cut off asparagus tips and reserve. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Heat the olive oil over a medium heat in a heavy pan big enough to hold all the asparagus in one layer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This simple salad of raw asparagus makes the most of its clean, green flavour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It's shocking to chop up a bundle of asparagus for soup but the results are sublime. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Green asparagus and rhubarb grown in nearby Evesham are popular. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Serve the lamb with asparagus and salad leaves, with the dressing over the top. The Sun (2013)Add the asparagus and mint about 5 min before the rice is ready. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I finished it off by piling thin slices over a crisp salad with asparagus and lime and sweet chilli vinaigrette. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'asparagus'
British English: asparagus /əˈspærəɡəs/ NOUN
Asparagus is a vegetable with green shoots that you cook and eat.
- American English: asparagus
- Arabic: الهِلْيَوْن
- Brazilian Portuguese: aspargo
- Chinese: 芦笋
- Croatian: šparoga
- Czech: chřest
- Danish: asparges
- Dutch: asperge
- European Spanish: espárrago
- Finnish: parsa
- French: asperge
- German: Spargel
- Greek: σπαράγγι
- Italian: asparago
- Japanese: アスパラガス
- Korean: 아스파라거스
- Norwegian: asparges
- Polish: szparag
- European Portuguese: espargo
- Romanian: sparanghel
- Russian: спаржа
- Spanish: espárrago
- Swedish: sparris
- Thai: หน่อไม้ฝรั่ง
- Turkish: kuşkonmaz
- Ukrainian: спаржа
- Vietnamese: măng tây
Definition of asparagus from the Collins English Dictionary
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