cruciferous plant

any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Syn: ↑crucifer
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
cress, ↑cress plant, ↑garlic mustard, ↑hedge garlic, ↑sauce-alone, ↑jack-by-the-hedge, ↑Alliaria officinalis, ↑alyssum, ↑madwort, ↑rose of Jericho, ↑resurrection plant, ↑Anastatica hierochuntica, ↑wild cabbage, ↑Brassica oleracea, ↑cabbage, ↑cultivated cabbage, ↑brussels sprout, ↑Brassica oleracea gemmifera, ↑cauliflower, ↑Brassica oleracea botrytis, ↑broccoli, ↑Brassica oleracea italica, ↑kale, ↑kail, ↑cole, ↑borecole, ↑colewort, ↑Brassica oleracea acephala, ↑kohlrabi, ↑Brassica oleracea gongylodes, ↑turnip plant, ↑broccoli raab, ↑broccoli rabe, ↑Brassica rapa ruvo, ↑mustard, ↑Chinese cabbage, ↑celery cabbage, ↑napa, ↑pe-tsai, ↑Brassica rapa pekinensis, ↑bok choy, ↑bok choi, ↑pakchoi, ↑pak choi, ↑Chinese white cabbage, ↑Brassica rapa chinensis, ↑tendergreen, ↑spinach mustard, ↑Brassica perviridis, ↑Brassica rapa perviridis, ↑gold of pleasure, ↑Camelina sativa, ↑shepherd's purse, ↑shepherd's pouch, ↑Capsella bursa-pastoris, ↑radish plant, ↑radish, ↑malheur wire lettuce, ↑Stephanomeria malheurensis
Part Meronyms: ↑cruciferous vegetable

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