- any plant belonging to the genus Brassica, of the mustard family, including many economically important vegetables, as cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, turnip, and mustard.
Origin of brassica
Examples from the Web for brassica
Historical Examples of brassica
The crops cultivated were buckwheat and a species of Brassica, both in flower.Western Himalaya and Tibet
I shall speak of the names of Brassica oleracea when I come to vegetables.
In the Kohl-rabi (Brassica oleracea caulo-rapa) it is the stem.
Seeds spherical and cotyledons conduplicate, as in Brassica.
Varieties descended from three distinct species of Brassica have their stems, or so-called roots, enlarged into globular masses.
- any plant of the genus Brassica, such as cabbage, rape, turnip, and mustard: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)