asparagus :

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uh spe ruh guhs

  • n  plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable
  • n  edible young shoots of the asparagus plant

  • Ham is too expensive, as are asparagus, fresh fish and even (when I bring them to him giggling) cow's feet.
  • My refined sensibilities required only the best: fresh asparagus, Ben Jerry's ice cream, Sichuan and Hunan restaurants, ventless Italian suits.
  • Q: What is asparagus pee? Why does it smell funny? KGB: Asparagus gives a distinctive smell in the urine due to various sulfur-containing degradation products and ammonia.
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