Definition of Turnip. Meaning of Turnip. Synonyms of Turnip

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Definition of Turnip

Turnip
Turnip Tur"nip, n. [OE. turnep; probably fr. turn, or F. tour a turn, turning lathe + OE. nepe a turnip, AS. n[=ae]pe, L. napus. Cf. Turn,v. t., Navew.] (Bot.) The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant (Brassica campestris, var. Napus); also, the plant itself. [Formerly written also turnep.] Swedish turnip (Bot.), a kind of turnip. See Ruta-baga. Turnip flea (Zo["o]l.), a small flea-beetle (Haltica, or Phyllotreta, striolata), which feeds upon the turnip, and often seriously injures it. It is black with a stripe of yellow on each elytron. The name is also applied to several other small insects which are injurious to turnips. See Illust. under Flea-beetle. Turnip fly. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The turnip flea. (b) A two-winged fly (Anthomyia radicum) whose larv[ae] live in the turnip root.

Meaning of Turnip from wikipedia

- The turnip or white turnip (Br****ica rapa subsp. rapa) is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, fleshy taproot...
- English/some Canadian), swede (some Commonwealth English), neep (Scottish), turnip (in some Canadian English and Northern English) or snagger (Northern English)...
- Kohlrabi (from the German for cabbage turnip; Br****ica oleracea Gongylodes Group), also called German turnip, is a biennial vegetable, a low, stout cultivar...
- Turnip can refer to three vegetables, which are described under the articles Turnip, Rutabaga, and Jicama. The confusion results from the following regional...
- Turnip cake (traditional Chinese: 蘿蔔糕; simplified Chinese: 萝卜糕; pinyin: luóbo gāo; Cantonese Yale: lòbaahk gōu) is a Chinese dim sum dish. The less commonly...
- is a plant consisting of various widely cultivated species including the turnip (a root vegetable); napa cabbage, bomdong, bok choy, and rapini (leaf vegetables);...
- also called celery root, **** celery, and turnip-rooted celery (although it is not a close relative of the turnip), is a variety of celery cultivated for...
- "The Gigantic Turnip" or "The Enormous Turnip" (Russian: Репка) is a Russian folktale. The tale was collected by Aleksandr Afanas'ev is his 1850s Narodnye...
- Turnip Rock is a small geological formation in Michigan. It is a stack located in Lake Huron, in shallow water a few meters offs****, near the rock called...
- through the countryside. She meets a living scarecrow, whom she calls "Turnip Head". He leads her to Howl's moving castle, where she enters without invitation...
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