Brassica oleracea

Definitions of Brassica oleracea
  1. noun
    wild original of cultivated cabbages; common in western coastal Europe
    synonyms: wild cabbage
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    type of:
    crucifer, cruciferous plant
    any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
  2. noun
    any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers
    synonyms: cabbage, cultivated cabbage
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    types:
    Brassica oleracea capitata, head cabbage, head cabbage plant
    any of various cultivated cabbage plants having a short thick stalk and large compact head of edible usually green leaves
    savoy cabbage
    cabbage plant with a compact head of crinkled leaves
    red cabbage
    cabbage plant with a compact head of reddish purple leaves
    type of:
    crucifer, cruciferous plant
    any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
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