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any plant belonging to the genus Brassica, of the mustard family, including many economically important vegetables, as cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, turnip, and mustard.
Historical Examples

The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2) Charles Darwin
Western Himalaya and Tibet Thomas Thomson
Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
Origin of Cultivated Plants Alphonse De Candolle
Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters
The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States Asa Gray
The Cauliflower A. A. Crozier
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98 January 11, 1890 Various
Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters

any plant of the genus Brassica, such as cabbage, rape, turnip, and mustard: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)


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