Definition of flat-leafed parsley in US English:

flat-leafed parsley

(also flat-leaf parsley)


  • Parsley of a variety with large flat leaves.

    Also called Italian parsley
    • ‘Choose five of the following fresh herbs: flat-leaf parsley, chives, mint, chervil, basil, dill, tarragon.’
    • ‘Use any herbs that come to hand, but I recommend the following: sweet cicely, bronze fennel, chervil, flat-leaf parsley, marjoram or mint.’
    • ‘Herbs available throughout the year include bay leaves, mint, chives, rosemary, tarragon, chervil, oregano, thyme, sage, dill, basil, sorrel, curly parsley and flat parsley.’
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