[ ra-pee-nee ]
/ ræˈpi ni /
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Origin of rapini
First recorded in 1880–85; perhaps from Italian, plural of rapino a plant of the genus Brassica, perhaps originally diminutive of rapa “turnip”; see origin at rape2
Words nearby rapini
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Example sentences from the Web for rapini
I need to have something green, broccoli rabe (rapini to some people) being the obvious world number one.Overrated/Underrated: Food, Glorious and Otherwise|Michael Tomasky|June 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST