Broccolis



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
The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier
The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier
The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier
The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier
The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier

noun
a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea italica, having branched greenish flower heads
the flower head of this plant, eaten as a vegetable before the buds have opened
a variety of this plant that does not form a head, whose stalks are eaten as a vegetable
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