peterselie etymology

Dutch word peterselie comes from Ancient Greek πετροσέλινον, Ancient Greek πετροσέλῑνον, and later Latin petroselinum (Rock parsley.)

Detailed word origin of peterselie

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πετροσέλινον Ancient Greek (grc)
πετροσέλῑνον Ancient Greek (grc)
petroselinum Latin (lat) Rock parsley.
petersille Middle Dutch (dum)
peterselie Dutch (nld) (botany) parsley. Some resembling plants.