Definition of Pakchoi
1. Noun. Asiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves.
Generic synonyms: Crucifer, Cruciferous Plant
Group relationships: Brassica, Genus Brassica
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pakchoi
pakchoi (current term)
Literary usage of Pakchoi
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mrs. Norton's Cook-book: Selecting, Cooking, and Serving for the Home Table by Jeanette Young Norton (1917)
"pakchoi, Chinese Salad Take one head of Chinese cabbage salad, wash, ... Take one bunch of pakchoi (mustard vegetable), wash, cut the leaves with the salad, ..."
2. Plant Inventory by Agricultural Research Center-West (U.S.), United States Division of Botany, Horticultural Crops Research Branch, Agricultural Research Service, United States Dept. of Agriculture, United States, United States Bureau of Plant Industry, Northeastern Regi (1917)
"pakchoi. " Korean cabbage. I think this is strictly a Korean article, as I have never met with it anywhere else. It grows very much like celery, ..."