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5 definitions found
 for Brassica rapa
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  pak-choi \pak-choi\ n.
     An Asiatic plant ({Brassica rapa chinensis) grown for its
     cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves.
  
     Syn: bok choy, bok choi, pak choi, Chinese white cabbage,
          Brassica rapa chinensis.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  pe-tsai \pe-tsai\ n.
     A plant with an elongated celerylike head of broadstalked
     leaves used as a vegetable in east Asia.
  
     Syn: Chinese cabbage, celery cabbage, napa, Brassica rapa
          pekinensis.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  napa \napa\ n.
     A plant ({Brassica rapa pekinensis) with an elongated
     celerylike head of broadstalked leaves used as a vegetable in
     east Asia; called also Chinese cabbage.
  
     Syn: Chinese cabbage, celery cabbage, pe-tsai, Brassica
          rapa pekinensis.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brassica \Bras"si*ca\, prop. n. [L., cabbage.] (Bot.)
     A genus of plants embracing several species and varieties
     differing much in appearance and qualities: such as the
     common cabbage ({Brassica oleracea), broccoli, cauliflowers,
     etc.; the wild turnip ({Brassica campestris); the common
     turnip ({Brassica rapa); the rape or coleseed ({Brassica
     napus), etc.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Brassica rapa
      n 1: widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white
           or yellow root [syn: turnip, white turnip, Brassica
           rapa]

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