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broc·co·li

 (brŏk′ə-lē)
n.
1. A plant (Brassica oleracea var. italica) in the mustard family, having dense clusters of numerous green flower buds.
2. The flower clusters of this plant, eaten as a vegetable before the flower buds open.

[Italian, pl. of broccolo, flowering sprout of a turnip, diminutive of brocco, shoot, sprout, from Vulgar Latin *brocca, spike; see brocade.]

broccoli

(ˈbrɒkəlɪ)
n
1. (Plants) a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea italica, having branched greenish flower heads
2. (Plants) the flower head of this plant, eaten as a vegetable before the buds have opened
3. (Plants) a variety of this plant that does not form a head, whose stalks are eaten as a vegetable
[C17: from Italian, plural of broccolo a little sprout, from brocco sprout, spike; see brocade]

broc•co•li

(ˈbrɒk ə li, ˈbrɒk li)

n.
a form of cruciferous plant, Brassica oleracea botrytis: the leafy stalks and clusters of green buds are eaten as a vegetable.
[1690–1700; < Italian, pl. of broccolo, derivative of brocc(o) sprout < Late Latin; see broach]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broccoli - plant with dense clusters of tight green flower budsbroccoli - plant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
broccoli - branched green undeveloped flower heads
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.broccoli - branched green undeveloped flower heads
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
Brassica oleracea italica, broccoli - plant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
Translations
brokolice
broccoli
parsakaali
brokula
brokkoli
ブロッコリブロッコリー
브로콜리
broccoli
ผักบร็อคโคลี่
bông cải xanh

broccoli

[ˈbrɒkəlɪ] Nbrécol m, brócoli m

broccoli

[ˈbrɒkəli] nbrocoli m

broccoli

nBrokkoli pl, → Spargelkohl m

broccoli

[ˈbrɒkəlɪ] n (Bot) → broccolo (Culin) → broccoli mpl

broccoli

بْرُكولي- نَوْعٌ مِن القَرنَبيط brokolice broccoli Brokkoli μπρόκολο brócoli parsakaali brocoli brokula broccolo ブロッコリー 브로콜리 broccoli brokkoli brokuły brócolis, brócolos брокколи broccoli ผักบร็อคโคลี่ brokoli bông cải xanh 西兰花

broccoli

n brócoli m, brécol m
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