a plant, Brassica rapa ruvo,
the slightly bitter, dark-green leaves and clustered flower buds are eaten as a vegetable.
Also, broccoli raab /rɑb/ [rahb] Show IPA , broccoli rab /rɑb/ [rahb] Show IPA .
Also called Italian turnip, raab
, turnip broccoli.
perhaps alteration of Italian broccoli di rapa flowering tops of the turnip