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brassica

noun bras·si·ca \ˈbra-si-kə\

Definition of BRASSICA

:  any of a large genus (Brassica) of Old World temperate-zone herbs (as broccoli and cabbage) of the mustard family with cylindrical pods
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Origin of BRASSICA

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, cabbage
First Known Use: 1727

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