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Turnip vs. Radish

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Turnipnoun

The white root of a yellow-flowered plant, Brassica rapa, grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.

Radishnoun

A plant of the Brassicaceae family, Raphanus sativus or Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus, having an edible root.

Turnipnoun

The yellow root of a related plant, the swede or Brassica napus.

Radishnoun

The root of this plant used as food. Some varieties are pungent and usually eaten raw in salads, etc., while others have a milder taste and are cooked.

Turnipnoun

(dated) A large, heavy pocket watch, so called because its profile resembled the vegetable.

Radishnoun

With a distinguishing word: some other plant of the Raphanus genus or Brassicaceae family.

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Turnipverb

(transitive) To plant with turnips.

Radishnoun

The pungent fleshy root of a well-known cruciferous plant (Raphanus sativus); also, the whole plant.

Turnipverb

(transitive) To feed or graze (livestock) on turnips.

Radishnoun

pungent fleshy edible root

Turnipnoun

The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant (Brassica campestris, var. Napus); also, the plant itself.

Radishnoun

pungent edible root of any of various cultivated radish plants

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Turnipnoun

widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root

Radishnoun

Eurasian plant widely cultivated for its edible pungent root usually eaten raw

Turnipnoun

root of any of several members of the mustard family

Radishnoun

a swollen pungent-tasting edible root, especially a variety which is small, spherical, and red, and eaten raw with salad.

Turnipnoun

a round root with white or cream flesh which is eaten as a vegetable and also has edible leaves.

Radishnoun

the plant of the cabbage family which yields the radish.

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Turnipnoun

a root that is similar or related to the turnip, especially a swede.

Radish

The radish (Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. sativus) is an edible root vegetable of the family Brassicaceae that was domesticated in Asia prior to Roman times.

Turnipnoun

the European plant of the cabbage family which produces the turnip.

Turnipnoun

a large, thick, old-fashioned watch.

Turnip

The turnip or white turnip (Brassica rapa subsp. rapa) is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, fleshy taproot.

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