Definition of Broccoli rabe

1. Noun. Plant grown for its pungent edible leafy shoots.

Exact synonyms: Brassica Rapa Ruvo, Broccoli Raab
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.
Exact synonyms: Broccoli Raab
Generic synonyms: Cruciferous Vegetable
Group relationships: Brassica Rapa Ruvo, Broccoli Raab

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broccoli Rabe

brocadings
brocage
brocages
brocard
brocards
brocatel
brocatelle
brocatelles
brocatello
brocatellos
brocatels
brocciu
broccoflower
broccoli
broccoli raab
broccoli rabe (current term)
broccolilike
broccolini
broccolis
broccoloid
broch
brochan
brochans
brochantite
broche
broched
broches
brochette
brochettes
broching

Literary usage of Broccoli rabe

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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. ..."

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