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rapeseed

[ reyp-seed ]
/ ˈreɪpˌsid /
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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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British Dictionary definitions for rapeseed

rapeseed
/ (ˈreɪpˌsiːd) /

noun
the seed of the rape plant
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