cultivated carrot


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cultivated carrot perennial plant widely cultivated as an annual in many varieties for its long conical orange edible roots; temperate and tropical regions
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In literature:

Pease, beans, turnips, carrots, and onions, are equally plentifully cultivated, equally good, and equally cheap.
"Travels through the South of France and the Interior of Provinces of Provence and Languedoc in the Years 1807 and 1808" by Lt-Col. Pinkney
The Carrot, in its cultivated state, is a half-hardy biennial.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Carrots require a deep, warm, mellow soil, thoroughly cultivated, but clean, and free from weed-seed.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
The other roots are, beets, carrots, parsnips, onions, radishes, &c. which are chiefly cultivated in gardens.
"First History of New Brunswick" by Peter Fisher
Of roots, turnips, carrots and mangolds are widely cultivated, heavy crops being obtained by early sowing and rich manuring.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
CARRIERE, cultivation of the wild carrot, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
Sow and cultivate as parsnips or carrots.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
It is the origin of the cultivated carrot, which can be developed from it in a few generations.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
What would be the best kind of succulent vegetables to be cultivated, whether turnips or carrots, I am not prepared to say.
"The Works of Daniel Webster, Volume 1" by Daniel Webster