brussels sprout

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noun brus·sels sprout \ˈbrə-səl-\

Definition of brussels sprout

plural

brussels sprouts

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Brussels sprouts

  1. 1 :  a plant (Brassica oleracea gemmifera) related to the cabbage and cauliflower that is cultivated for its edible small roundishgreen buds which are borne on its stem and resemble miniature cabbages

  2. 2 :  any of the edible green buds that are borne on the stems of brussels sprouts, consist of tightly overlapping immature leaves, and are typically cooked as a vegetable

1796

First Known Use of brussels sprout

1796

Variants of brussels sprout

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Brussels sprout


BRUSSELS SPROUT Defined for English Language Learners

brussels sprout

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noun brus·sels sprout \ˈbrə-səl-\

Definition of brussels sprout for English Language Learners

  • : a small, green vegetable that looks like a very small cabbage



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