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Chinese cabbage

noun

: a type of cabbage from Asia that has a long head and pale, wrinkled leaves

Full Definition of CHINESE CABBAGE

:  either of two Asian brassicas now grown in the United States and widely used as greens:
a :  bok choy
b :  one (Brassica rapa pekinensis) that forms elongate more or less solid cylindrical heads and has pale green or cream-colored leaves

First Known Use of CHINESE CABBAGE

1842

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