from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Brassica of the mustard family, including cabbage, broccoli, and turnip.
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- n. Any of many plants of the genus Brassica, including cabbage, mustard and rapes
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of cruciferous plants, including more than a hundred species, all of which are natives of Europe and northern Asia.
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- n. mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
New Latin Brassica, genus name, from Latin brassica, cabbage.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin brassica (Wiktionary)