Chinese cabbage(redirected from Brassica rapa, chinensis group)
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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
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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.
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|Noun||1.||Chinese cabbage - plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia|
|2.||Chinese cabbage - elongated head of crisp celery-like stalks and light green leaves|
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