brassica

noun bras·si·ca \ ˈbra-si-kə \

Definition of brassica

: any of a large genus (Brassica) of Old World temperate-zone herbs (such as broccoli and cabbage) of the mustard family with cylindrical pods

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Origin and Etymology of brassica

New Latin, genus name, from Latin, cabbage


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