broccoli raab


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broccoli raab

or broccoli rabe  (räb)
n.
A plant (Brassica rapa subsp. rapa) in the mustard family grown for its pungent leaves, which are eaten as a vegetable. Also called rapini.

[Italian broccoli di rapa : broccoli, pl. diminutive of brocco, sprout, shoot; see broccoli + di, of (from Latin ; see de-) + rapa, turnip; see rape2.]
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Noun1.broccoli raab - plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots
broccoli raab, broccoli rabe - slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.broccoli raab - slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
Brassica rapa ruvo, broccoli raab, broccoli rabe - plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots
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I don't like to play favorites, but my present obsession is for broccoli raab, also known as rapini or cima di rapa, which has a particularly addictive mix of bitter and sweet.
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