What does the word asparagus mean?

Usage examples for asparagus

  1. It is the best asparagus in the world? – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  2. Accustomed to food fresh from the soil and the farmyard, he sneered at hothouse asparagus, hothouse grapes, and cold- storage quail. – The Nature Faker by Richard Harding Davis
  3. This variety of asparagus is expensive, Caroline said; she can't do things like this at seventy- five cents a head. – Outside Inn by Ethel M. Kelley