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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Parsley \Pars"ley\ (p[aum]rs"l[y^]), n. [OE. persely, persil, F. persil, L. petroselinum rock parsley, Gr. petrose`linon; pe`tros stone + se`linon parsley. Cf. Celery.] (Bot.) An aromatic umbelliferous herb (Carum Petroselinum), having finely divided leaves which are used in cookery and as a garnish. [1913 Webster] As she went to the garden for parsley, to stuff a rabbit. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Fool's parsley. See under Fool. Hedge parsley, Milk parsley, Stone parsley, names given to various weeds of similar appearance to the parsley. Parsley fern (Bot.), a small fern with leaves resembling parsley (Cryptogramme crispa). Parsley piert (Bot.), a small herb (Alchemilla arvensis) formerly used as a remedy for calculus. [1913 Webster]