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(a spear of) asparagus: (a spear of) a long, green vegetable often eaten with hollandaise sauce
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.
- "Day 13 : Horatio has constructed a small tent near the ovens, comprised mainly of asparagus and T-Bone steaks."
- "Clarence : As an appetizer, we have a plate of smoked salmon on a bed of asparagus."
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