or broccoli rabe
A plant (Brassica rapa subsp. rapa) in the mustard family grown for its pungent leaves, which are eaten as a vegetable. Also called rapini.
Origin of broccoli raabItalian broccoli di rapa : broccoli, pl. diminutive of brocco, sprout, shoot; see broccoli + di, of (from Latin dē; see de–) + rapa, turnip; see rape2.