a plant, Brassica rapa ruvo, of which the slightly bitter, dark-green leaves and clustered flower buds are eaten as a vegetable.
plural noun trademark (mainly Austral) (sometimes not capital) a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica B. oleracea, which resembles broccoli and is eaten as a green vegetable Also called baby broccoli noun Examples
a form of a cultivated cruciferous plant, Brassica oleracea botrytis, whose leafy stalks and clusters of usually green buds are eaten as a vegetable. Historical Examples The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier The Field and Garden Vegetables of America Fearing Burr The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier […]
a circular stone tower built around the beginning of the Christian era, having an inner and an outer wall, found on the Orkney Islands, Shetland Islands, the Hebrides, and the mainland of Scotland. Historical Examples Meteorology J. G. M’Pherson Viking Boys Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby The Testimony of Tradition David MacRitchie Ancestors Gertrude Atherton Encyclopaedia […]
a mineral, hydrous copper sulfate, Cu 4 (OH) 6 SO 4 , occurring in green fibrous masses and similar in physical properties to antlerite: formerly a major ore of copper. Historical Examples A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines Andrew Ure