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pe-tsai

or pe·tsai

[ bey-tsahy ]

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Origin of pe-tsai1

First recorded in 1785–95; from Chinese (Wade-Giles) pai2ts'ai4, (pinyin) báicái literally, “white vegetable”; bok choy

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