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bras·si·ca

 (brăs′ĭ-kə)
n.
Any of various plants of the genus Brassica of the mustard family, including cabbage and broccoli.

[New Latin Brassica, genus name, from Latin brassica, cabbage.]
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brassica

(ˈbræsɪkə)
n
(Plants) any plant of the genus Brassica, such as cabbage, rape, turnip, and mustard: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
[C19: from Latin: cabbage]
brassicaceous adj
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bras•si•ca

(ˈbræs ɪ kə)

n., pl. -cas.
any plant belonging to the genus Brassica, of the mustard family, including cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, turnip, and mustard.
[1825–35; < New Latin, Latin: cabbage]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brassica - mustards: cabbagesBrassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
wild cabbage, Brassica oleracea - wild original of cultivated cabbages; common in western coastal Europe
Brassica oleracea, cultivated cabbage, cabbage - any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers
Brassica oleracea italica, broccoli - plant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
borecole, Brassica oleracea acephala, cole, colewort, kail, kale - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
Brassica oleracea gongylodes, kohlrabi - plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem
Brassica rapa, turnip, white turnip - widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root
Brassica napus napobrassica, rutabaga plant, Swedish turnip, turnip cabbage, swede, rutabaga - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
Brassica rapa ruvo, broccoli raab, broccoli rabe - plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots
mustard - any of several cruciferous plants of the genus Brassica
Brassica juncea, chinese mustard, gai choi, indian mustard, leaf mustard - Asiatic mustard used as a potherb
Brassica rapa pekinensis, celery cabbage, Chinese cabbage, napa, pe-tsai - plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
bok choi, bok choy, Brassica rapa chinensis, Chinese white cabbage, pak choi, pakchoi - Asiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves
Brassica perviridis, Brassica rapa perviridis, spinach mustard, tendergreen - Asiatic plant cultivated for its swollen root crown and edible foliage
black mustard, Brassica nigra - widespread Eurasian annual plant cultivated for its pungent seeds; a principal source of table mustard
Brassica napus, colza - Eurasian plant cultivated for its seed and as a forage crop
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Translations

brassica

[ˈbræsɪkə] Nbrassica f, crucífera f
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brassica

[ˈbræsɪkə] nbrassicacée f, crucifère f
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