brassica


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sinapis \Si*na"pis\, n. [L.] (Bot.)
   A disused generic name for mustard; -- now called Brassica.
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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.
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