Asparagus

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Definition

(a spear of) asparagus: (a spear of) a long, green vegetable often eaten with hollandaise sauce
noun
A spear (of asparagus) refers to one stick of asparagus, and asparagus refers to the plant:

I have two spears of asparagus left in my plate.

Examples

  • "Clarence : As an appetizer, we have a plate of smoked salmon on a bed of asparagus."
  • "Day 13 : Horatio has constructed a small tent near the ovens, comprised mainly of asparagus and T-Bone steaks."

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