Chinese cabbage

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Chinese cabbage

n.
2. See bok choy.

Chinese cabbage

n
1. (Plants) Also called: pe-tsai cabbage a Chinese plant, Brassica pekinensis, that is related to the cabbage and has crisp edible leaves growing in a loose cylindrical head
2. (Plants) another name for bok choy

Chi′nese cab′bage


n.
a plant, Brassica rapa pekinensis, of the mustard family, forming a long, dense head of broad, whitish leaves, used as a vegetable.
Also called celery cabbage.
[1835–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chinese cabbage - plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.Chinese cabbage - elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
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For example, the green block at the bottom left in Figure 3(a) indicates a cluster with words baicai ("cabbage"), yumi ("corn"), and qincai ("celery").
Wang escribio que en esta zona salvaje, los habitantes de la localidad consumian alimentos poco comunes, como el maiz, el name, el hezha, una variedad de col china llamada xiuqiu baicai y un hongo que recolectaban en el bosque llamado yangdujun.
The Chinese translation of his only novel Cabbages and Kings (Baicai yu huangdi [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) was published in 1955, (10) subsequent to Selected Short Stories by O.