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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.

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

Etymologies

Chinese (Mandarin) bái cài; see bok choy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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