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Chinese cabbage

noun

Simple Definition of Chinese cabbage

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Chinese cabbage

  1. :  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

1842

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1842


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