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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