brassicas

brassica

[bras-i-kuh]
noun
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:
1825–35; < Neo-Latin, Latin: cabbage

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brassica (ˈbræsɪkə)
 
n
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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