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asparagus

κόσμος σκηνή, ὁ βίος πάροδος· ἦλθες, εἶδες, ἀπῆλθες -> The world is a stage, life is a performance, you came, you saw, you departed
Democritus, fr. 115 D-K

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

aspărăgus: (asph-, App. Herb. 84), i, m., = ἀσπάραγος (ἀσφ->).
I Asparagus, Cato, R. R. 6, 3; 6, 61, Col. 11, 3, 45; Plin. 19, 8, 42, § 145 sqq.; 19, 4, 19, § 54; Juv 11, 69; Suet. Aug. 87 (perh. in Varr. ap. Non. p. 550, 11, asparagos should be read instead of sparagos).—
II A sprout, a shoot, like asparagus, Plin. 23, 1, 17, § 24; 21, 15, 54, § 91.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

aspărăgus,¹³ ī, m. (ἀσπάραγος),
1 asperge : Cato Agr. 6, 3 ; Plin. 19, 145 ; Col. Rust. 11, 3, 45
2 tige de plante ressemblant à l’asperge : Plin. 23, 27 ; 23, 21, etc.

Latin > German (Georges)

asparagus, ī, m. (ἀσπάραγος), I) der fette Keim einer Pflanze, ehe sich die Blätter entwickeln, Plin. 21, 91; 23, 27. – II) insbes., der Spargel, bes. der Gartenspargel (Ggstz. corruda, der wilde Spargel), Cato r. r. 6, 3; 161, 1 sq. Lucil. sat. 3, 26 u. inc. 166. Varr. sat. Men. 573. Cels. 2, 18. Col. 11, 3, 45. Plin. 19, 145 sqq. Scrib. 79. Suet. Aug. 87, 1. Mart. 13, 21. Iuven. 5, 82 u. 11, 69: asp. hortulanus, Ggstz. agrestis, Edict. Diocl. 6, 34 u. 35. – / Apokop. sparagus, Theod. Prisc. 1, 5. – Varr. sat. Men. 573 bei Non. 550, 10 Bücheler und Quicherat mit Junius asparagus.

Latin > English

asparagus asparagi N M :: asparagus; shoot/sprout like asparagus; [~ Gallicus => samphire/garden fennel]