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Swede

 (swēd)
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Sweden.
2. A person of Swedish ancestry.

[Low German (from Middle Low German Swēde) or Dutch Zweed (from Middle Dutch Swēde).]

swede

 (swēd)
n.

[From its introduction from Sweden.]
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swede

(swiːd)
n
1. (Plants) a Eurasian plant, Brassica napus (or B. napobrassica), cultivated for its bulbous edible root, which is used as a vegetable and as cattle fodder: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
2. (Cookery) the root of this plant
3. (Agriculture) the root of this plant
4. NZ a slang word for head1
Also called (for senses 1, 2): Swedish turnip or rutabaga (US and Canadian)
[C19: so called after being introduced into Scotland from Sweden in the 18th century]

Swede

(swiːd)
n
(Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Sweden
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Swede

(swid)

n.
a native or inhabitant of Sweden.
[1580–90; < Middle Dutch]
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swede

rutabaga
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Swede - a native or inhabitant of Sweden
Kingdom of Sweden, Sverige, Sweden - a Scandinavian kingdom in the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
2.swede - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow rootswede - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
rutabaga, yellow turnip, swedish turnip, swede - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
turnip plant - any of several widely cultivated plants having edible roots
3.swede - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as foodswede - the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
turnip - root of any of several members of the mustard family
Brassica napus napobrassica, rutabaga plant, Swedish turnip, turnip cabbage, swede, rutabaga - a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
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Translations
ŠvédŠvédkatuřín
kålroesvensker
rootslane
ruotsalainenlanttu
ŠveđaninŠveđankašvedska repaŠveđ
スウェーデンカブスウェーデン人
순무스웨덴 사람
ŠvédŠvédka
ŠvedŠvedinja
svensksvenskakålrotsvenne
ชาวสวีเดนผักชนิดหนึ่งมีลักษณะเป็นหัว
củ cải Thụy Điểnngười Thụy Điển

Swede

[swiːd] Nsueco/a m/f

swede

[swiːd] N (= vegetable) → nabo m sueco
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Swede

[ˈswiːd] nSuédois(e) m/f

swede

[ˈswiːd] n (British)rutabaga m
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Swede

nSchwede m, → Schwedin f

swede

n (esp Brit) → Kohlrübe f, → Steckrübe f
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Swede

[swiːd] nsvedese m/f

swede

[swiːd] n (Brit) (vegetable) → rapa svedese
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swede

سُوَيْدِيّ, لِفْتٌ سُوَيْدِيّ Švéd, tuřín kålroe, svensker Schwede, Steckrübe γουλί, Σουηδός nabo sueco, sueco lanttu, ruotsalainen rutabaga, Suédois Šveđanin, švedska repa rapa svedese, svedese スウェーデンカブ, スウェーデン人 순무, 스웨덴 사람 koolraap, Zweed kålrot, svenske brukiew, Szwed rutabaga, sueco, tipo de nabo брюква, швед kålrot, svensk ชาวสวีเดน, ผักชนิดหนึ่งมีลักษณะเป็นหัว İsveçli, sarı şalgam củ cải Thụy Điển, người Thụy Điển 瑞典人, 蕉青甘蓝
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References in classic literature ?
Poyser," said Captain Donnithorne, when he had sufficiently admired the dairy and given several improvised opinions on Swede turnips and shorthorns.
Definitely put rutabaga on your "gotta try it" list: Dense and nutty "Swede turnips" are really good (and easy!) when grown in the fall.