Swedish turnip


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Related to Swedish turnip: rutabagas, Brassica napobrassica

Swedish turnip

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Noun1.Swedish turnip - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow rootSwedish turnip - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
rutabaga, yellow turnip, swedish turnip, swede - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
turnip plant - any of several widely cultivated plants having edible roots
2.Swedish turnip - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as foodswedish turnip - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
turnip - root of any of several members of the mustard family
Brassica napus napobrassica, rutabaga plant, Swedish turnip, turnip cabbage, swede, rutabaga - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
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In the vegetable kingdom we have a case of analogous variation, in the enlarged stems, or roots as commonly called, of the Swedish turnip and Ruta baga, plants which several botanists rank as varieties produced by cultivation from a common parent: if this be not so, the case will then be one of analogous variation in two so-called distinct species; and to these a third may be added, namely, the common turnip.
At the other end of the scale there is the swede or, to give its full name, the Swedish turnip.
he swede is also known as yellow turnip, Swedish turnip and Russian turnip and, in America, rutabaga.

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