Brassica meaning

brăsĭ-kə
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Any of various plants of the genus Brassica of the mustard family, including cabbage and broccoli.
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Any of various mustard plants, including cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and various turnips.
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Any of many plants of the genus Brassica, including cabbage, mustard and rapes.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Brassicaceae "” the cabbages and related plants.
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Origin of brassica

  • New Latin Brassica genus name from Latin brassica cabbage

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin brassica (“cabbage")

    From Wiktionary

  • From Latin brassica

    From Wiktionary