napa cabbage

noun, often capitalized N
\ ˈna-pə- \

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Do not overlook the shrimp and pork dumplings, swimming with napa cabbage and bits of guanciale in a pork-rich broth. Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Review: Anticipation for Pacific Standard Time pays off with wood-fired excellence," 15 June 2018 Creamy sprouted almonds made their debut on the Mission Chinese menu as part of a dish of napa cabbage steamed in chamomile and masala milk. Rachel Sugar, Bon Appetit, "A Spring Fish Recipe With a Healing Herb," 8 May 2017

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First Known Use of napa cabbage

1979, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for napa cabbage

perhaps from Japanese dialect nappa greens

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