pe-tsai

noun
variants: or peh-tsai \ ˈbātˈsī \
plural -s

Definition of pe-tsai

: chinese cabbage

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History and Etymology for pe-tsai

Chinese (Pekingese) pe2 ts'ai4, from pe2 white + ts'ai4 vegetable, greens

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“Pe-tsai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pe-tsai. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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