rapini

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ra·pi·ni

 (ră-pē′nē)
[Italian, pl. diminutive of rapa, turnip, from Latin rāpa, pl. of rāpum.]

rapini

(rəˈpiːnɪ)
n
(Plants) a leafy vegetable of the Brassica rapa species, belonging to the same subspecies as the turnip, often used in Chinese, Italian, and Portuguese cooking
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70 for each box of broccoli rape we picked, but now we're paid $2.
I'm addicted to the garlic rolls they bring for starters, tender globs of yeasty dough slathered with garlic butter; I also love the broccoli rape, a bitter green braised with garlic and olive oil.