mizuna

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noun mi·zu·na \mi-ˈzü-nə\

Definition of mizuna

  1. :  a Japanese mustard (Brassica rapa nipposinica synonym B. rapa japonica) having mild tasting deeply dissected leaves used especially in salads; also :  its leaves

Origin and Etymology of mizuna

Japanese, from mizu water + na greens


First Known Use: 1976

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