Chinese cabbage

noun

Definition of Chinese cabbage

: either of two Asian brassicas now grown in the U.S. 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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CHINESE CABBAGE Defined for English Language Learners

Chinese cabbage

Definition of Chinese cabbage for English Language Learners

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


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