HyperDic: broccoli

English > 2 senses of the word broccoli:
NOUNplantbroccoli, Brassica oleracea italicaplant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
foodbroccolibranched green undeveloped flower heads
broccoli > pronunciation
Soundsbraa'kahliy; braa'kliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > broccoli: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningplant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds.
SynonymBrassica oleracea italica
Member ofBrassica, genus Brassicamustards
Partsbroccolibranched green undeveloped flower heads
Broadercrucifer, cruciferous plantAny of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Spanishbrassica oleracea italica, brécol, broccoli, brócoli
Catalanbrassica oleracea italica, bròquil
English > broccoli: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningbranched green undeveloped flower heads.
Part ofbroccoli, Brassica oleracea italicaplant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds
Broadercruciferous vegetableA vegetable of the mustard family
Spanishbrécol, bróculi
Catalanbròquil

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