gai lan

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noun \ˈgī-ˈlän\

Definition of gai lan

  1. :  chinese broccoli Bright green gai lan (Chinese broccoli) comes in a pretty stack, cut in small enough pieces to manage easily with chopsticks, and a sumptuous deep-brown oyster sauce for dipping. — Leslie Brenner, Dallas Morning News, 31 July 2009

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Circa 1983

First Known Use of gai lan

circa 1983


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