Turnip

The turnip or white turnip (Brassica rapa subsp. rapa) is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, bulbous taproot. Small, tender varieties are grown for human consumption, while larger varieties are grown as feed for livestock. In the north of England and Scotland, turnip (or neep; the word turnip itself is a...
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Turnip

• (v. t.) The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant (Brassica campestris, var. Napus); also, the plant itself.
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turnip

<botany> The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant (Brassica campestris, var. Napus); also, the plant itself. ... <botany> [Formerly written also turnep] Swedish turnip The turnip flea. A two-winged fly (Anthomyia radicum) whose larvae live in the turnip root. ... Origin: OE. Turnep; probably fr. Tur...
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Turnip

(Brassica) This is a group of plants belonging to the Mustard family, Cruciferae. It includes vegetables that are commonly grown and known as Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Collards, Kale, Kohlrabi, Mustard, Rape, Rutabaga and Turnip. Many can be grown for their ornamental leaves.…
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turnip

noun root of any of several members of the mustard family
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Turnip

[terminology] Turnip can refer to three vegetables, which are described under the articles Turnip, Rutabaga, and Jicama. The confusion results from the following regional differences of usage. Brassica napus and B. napobrassica are called swedes (a shortening of Swedish turnip) in England, especially in the South, and in most dialects of th...
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turnip

Biennial plant widely cultivated in temperate regions for its edible white- or yellow-fleshed root and young leaves, which are used as a green vegetable. Closely allied to it is the swede (B. napus). (Brassica rapa, family Cruciferae.)
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turnip

hardy biennial plant cultivated for its fleshy roots and tender growing tops. There are two species, belonging to the family Brassicaceae: the turnip ... [1 related articles]
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Turnip

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Turnip

The common turnip (Brassica rapa) is a biennial cruciferous plant of the same genus as cabbage with a fleshy globular or spheroidal root, toothed leaves, and yellow flowers. The turnip is native to Britain where it occurs as a common weed and is cultivated for food, the root of the turnip being used as a vegetable and also fed to cattle and sheep.
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Turnip

Turnip is British slang for a fool, an idiot.
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turnip

turnip, garden vegetable of the same genus of the family Cruciferae (mustard family) as the cabbage; native to Europe, where it has been long cultivated. The two principal kinds are the white (Brassica rapa) and the yellow (B. napobrassica), which is known as the rutabaga, the Swedish turnip, or the...
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turnip

[n] - widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root 2. [n] - root of any of several members of the mustard family
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