rapeseed

[ reyp-seed ]
/ ˈreɪpˌsid /

noun

Also called rape . a plant, Brassica napus, of the mustard family, whose leaves are used as food for livestock.
the seeds of this plant, which yield rapeseed oil.

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See also rapeseed oil.

Origin of rapeseed

First recorded in 1525–35; rape2 + seed
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Example sentences from the Web for rapeseed

  • Rapeseed and canary seed are considered the best and safest feed for canaries.

    Our Domestic Birds|John H. Robinson

British Dictionary definitions for rapeseed

rapeseed
/ (ˈreɪpˌsiːd) /

noun

the seed of the rape plant
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