italian-turnip

Italian turnip

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broccoli rabe

[rahb]
noun
a plant, Brassica rapa ruvo, of which the slightly bitter, dark-green leaves and clustered flower buds are eaten as a vegetable.
Also, broccoli raab [rahb] , broccoli rab [rahb] .
Also called Italian turnip, raab, turnip broccoli.


Origin:
perhaps alteration of Italian broccoli di rapa flowering tops of the turnip

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