from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Chinese cabbage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The so-called Chinese cabbage (Brassica Pe-tsai), now somewhat grown in American vegetable-gardens. It resembles a gigantic Cos lettuce. The leaves and midribs are cooked and eaten.
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- n. plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia
Chinese (Mandarin) bái cài; see bok choy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)