Definition of Broccoli rabe
1. Noun. Plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots.
Terms within: Broccoli Raab
Generic synonyms: Crucifer, Cruciferous Plant
Group relationships: Brassica, Genus Brassica
2. Noun. Slightly bitter dark green leaves and clustered flower buds.
Generic synonyms: Cruciferous Vegetable
Group relationships: Brassica Rapa Ruvo, Broccoli Raab
Lexicographical Neighbors of Broccoli Rabe
Literary usage of Broccoli rabe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Agricultural Statistics (1993) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... and total value, United States, 1983-92 > 'Sprouting broccoli only. Does not include broccoli rabe nor heading (cauliflower) broccoli. ..."
2. Miami & the Florida Keys Alive! by Lisa Simundson (2001)
"... roasted eggplant, goat cheese and chick pea pave; and creamy polenta and oven-roasted tomato with portobello mushrooms and broccoli rabe. ..."