white turnip

  1. the turnip, Brassica rapa.

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How to use white turnip in a sentence

  • They look like an old-fashioned white turnip, and they float under the water, and when a ship strikes one it blows up.

    Seeing Things at Night | Heywood Broun
  • And the white-turnip, which is at best but a poor thing, and often half putrid, makes miserable butter.

    Cottage Economy | William Cobbett
  • As a cure, Dr. Handel recommends the juice of the white turnip to be given to drink instead of water.

  • "Don't forget how good the white turnip is for chilblains," said the Scotchman.

    The Old Market-Cart | Mrs. F. B. Smith
  • From the vegetable kingdom they obtain many roots; the pomme blanche, or white turnip, is very common in their prairies.