Definition of Petsai

1. Chinese cabbage [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Petsai

petrostates
petrostearine
petrotympanic fissure
petrous
petrous bone
petrous ganglion
petrous part of internal carotid artery
petrous part of temporal bone
petrous pyramid
petrousitis
petrovicite
petrovskaite
petrukite
petræan
pets
petsai (current term)
petsais
petscheckite
petshop
petshops
petsit
petsitter
petsitters
petsitting
pettable
pettah
pettahs
petted
pettedly
petter

Literary usage of Petsai

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Three Acres and Liberty by Bolton Hall (1918)
"petsai, or, as the Chinese have it, Pe-tsai, is a substitute for the cabbage. ... The petsai can, however, be grown on any soil where the ordinary cabbage ..."

2. Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China: And of a Voyage to and from by Clarke Abel (1818)
"Fields of petsai, garlic, and capsicum, gently sloped to the water's edge, ... Millet, petsai, and the oil of sesamum, constitute in a good measure the ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1819)
"The petsai, a sort of cabbage, or salad, is as popular and national a vegetable among the Chinese as the potatoe among the Irish. When eaten as a salad, ..."

4. The Chinese by John Stuart Thomson (1909)
"Spartans, too, are they on occasion, for they have a proverb: " He only is a man who can exist on petsai stalks." Outside of the treaty ports, ..."

5. Excerpta Cypria: Materials for a History of Cyprus by Claude Delaval Cobham (1908)
"... for acting in concert with the rebels, and for waiting only the appearance of vessels from Hydra and petsai to rouse the whole island to arms. ..."

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