from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Chinese cabbage.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant (Brassica rapa pekinensis) with an elongated celerylike head of broadstalked leaves used as a vegetable in east Asia; called also Chinese cabbage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name of a city and a county in California, applied to a product and a process of leather-manufacture.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
Probably Japanese nappa, greens.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)