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brassica

[bras-i-kuh] /ˈbræs ɪ kə/
noun
1.
any plant belonging to the genus Brassica, of the mustard family, including many economically important vegetables, as cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, turnip, and mustard.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < New Latin, Latin: cabbage
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British Dictionary definitions for brassica

brassica

/ˈbræsɪkə/
noun
1.
any plant of the genus Brassica, such as cabbage, rape, turnip, and mustard: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
Derived Forms
brassicaceous (ˌbræsɪˈkeɪʃəs) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from Latin: cabbage
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