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brussels sprout

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noun brus·sels sprout \ˈbrə-səl-\

Simple Definition of brussels sprout

  • : a small, green vegetable that looks like a very small cabbage

Full Definition of brussels sprout

  1. 1 plural :  a plant (Brassica oleracea gemmifera) of the mustard family that bears small edible green heads on its stem

  2. 2 :  any of the edible green heads borne on brussels sprouts —usually used in plural


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