an herb, Pertoselinum crispum, native to the Mediterranean, having either curled leaf clusters (French parsley) or flat compound leaves (Italian parsley) widely cultivated for use in garnishing or seasoning food. Compare parsley family.
the leaves of this plant, used to garnish or season food.
any of certain allied or similar plants.
Also, parslied, parsleyed. cooked or garnished with parsley: parsley potatoes.
a S European umbelliferous plant, Petroselinum crispum, widely cultivated for its curled aromatic leaves, which are used in cooking