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turnip (plural turnips)
- The white root of a yellow-flowered plant, Brassica rapa, grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.
- (Scotland, Ireland, Cornish, Atlantic Canada) The yellow root of a related plant, the swede or Brassica napus.
- (Brassica rapa): summer turnip, swede (Ireland, Northern England, Scotland), tumshie (Scotland), white turnip (Cornwall, Scotland)
white root of Brassica rapa
yellow root of Brassica napus — see swede
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