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.
Next in line for transplanting, hearty brassica, the broccoli.
Once we stop treating the brassica rapa like a sorry excuse for a potato, we can revel in its latent sharpness.
We need to rethink this hearty, tightly packed cannonball of the brassica family.
Planting small brassica plots in mid to late August is a great way to attract deer for the early season.
Clover is a pretty good all season attractant crop, but on a small scale it may be destroyed before the hunting season just like the brassica plot I was talking about.
Fortunately, research has shown that even those with this problem can be benefited by consuming broccoli and other members of the broccoli family (brassica) daily (cabbage, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts).
Why not spice up your Thanksgiving dinner with this underrated and underused brassica?
Kale is the first of the brassica family (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprouts and kale) to hit the list.
Not something you can say of many members of the brassica family.
Some of the cauliflower plants in the brassica bed are heading nicely, but one has begun to gyrate in an ugly fashion.