pe-tsai

[ bey-tsahy ]
/ ˈbeɪˈtsaɪ /

noun


Nearby words

  1. pdq,
  2. pdr,
  3. pdsa,
  4. pdt,
  5. pe,
  6. pe-tsai cabbage,
  7. pea,
  8. pea aphid,
  9. pea bean,
  10. pea coal

Origin of pe-tsai

1785–95; < Chinese (Wade-Giles) pai2ts'ai4, (pinyin) báicái (literary bócài) literally, white vegetable; cf. bok choy

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