Origin of broccoli
Examples from the Web for broccoli
I lived for my packages from home of eggplants and asparagus and tomatoes and broccoli and elephant garlic.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison|Daniel Genis|June 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Accents, like broccoli and scallions, have been added as well.‘The Search for General Tso’: The Origins of America’s Favorite Chinese Dish, General Tso’s Chicken|Marlow Stern|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But equally super are Brussels sprouts, broccoli and cabbage.
When was the last time you heard of someone with a sweet potato, broccoli, or blueberry intolerance?
Actually it's no match for broccoli rabe, the greatest vegetable on God's earth.
Nearly all our present varieties of broccoli originated in England from a few sorts introduced from Italy.The Cauliflower|A. A. Crozier
On the broccoli are found glistening drops; but on the peas, growing next them, we find nothing.Meteorology|J. G. M'Pherson
Broccoli, brok′o-li, n. a cultivated kind of cabbage resembling cauliflower, of which it is originally a hardy variety.
Cauliflowers and Broccoli—how to prepare and cook them in water.
The flat fields are devoted to the cultivation of broccoli, and early vegetables, fruits, and flowers for the London market.The Cornish Coast (South)|Charles G. Harper
British Dictionary definitions for broccoli
Word Origin for broccoli
Word Origin and History for broccoli
1690s, from Italian broccoli, plural of broccolo "a sprout, cabbage sprout," diminutive of brocco "shoot, protruding tooth, small nail" (see brocade (n.)).