napa cabbage


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na·pa cabbage

or nap·pa cabbage  (năp′ə, nä′pə)
n.
A plant (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis) of the mustard family, having an elongated head of overlapping, crinkled, broad-stalked leaves and eaten as a vegetable in eastern Asian cuisine. Also called Chinese cabbage.

[Probably Japanese nappa, greens.]
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