Definition of rutabaga
: a turnip (Brassica napus napobrassica) that usually produces a large yellowish root that is eaten as a vegetable; also : the root
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Origin and Etymology of rutabaga
Swedish dialect rotabagge, from rot root + bagge bag
First Known Use: 1789
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Definition of rutabaga for English Language Learners
: a large, yellowish root vegetable that is a type of turnip
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Definition of rutabaga for Students
: a turnip with a large yellow root
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