bok choy

noun \ ˈbäk-ˈchȯi \
variants: or less commonly bok choi play \ˈbäk-ˈchȯi\ or play \ˈpäk-ˈchȯi, ˈpak-\

Definition of bok choy

:a Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa chinensis) forming an open head with long white stalks and green leaves

Origin and Etymology of bok choy

Chinese (Guangdong) baahk-choi, literally, white vegetable


BOK CHOY Defined for English Language Learners

bok choy

noun

Definition of bok choy for English Language Learners

  • : a type of cabbage originally from China that has green leaves with thick, white stems


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