from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The wild turnip, Brassica campestris.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A kind of small turnip, a variety of
Brassica campestris. See brassica.
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- noun A kind of small
turnip, a variety of Brassica campestris.
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Old English navel, naveau, a diminutive from Latin napus navew. Compare napiform.
 The Turnip, a navew, or variety of Rape (_navus_), should never be sown in a rich soil, wherein it would become degenerate and lose its shape as well as its dry agreeable relish.