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Definition: Brassica campestris
, n. [L. rapa, rapum, akin to Gr. "ra`pys, "ra`fys,
G. r["u]be.] (Bot.)
A name given to a variety or to varieties of a plant of the
turnip kind, grown for seeds and herbage. The seeds are used
for the production of rape oil, and to a limited extent for
the food of cage birds.
Note: These plants, with the edible turnip, have been
variously named, but are all now believed to be derived
from the Brassica campestris
of Europe, which by some
is not considered distinct from the wild stock
) of the cabbage. See Cole
. (Bot.) See Broom rape
, in the Vocabulary.
, the refuse remaining after the oil has been
expressed from the rape seed.
. Same as Rape
. (Bot.) See Colza
, n. [OE. navel, naveau, a dim. fr. L. napus
navew. Cf. Napiform
A kind of small turnip, a variety of Brassica campestris
. [Written also naphew
, 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
The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a
cruciferous plant (Brassica campestris
, var. Napus
also, the plant itself. [Formerly written also turnep
(Bot.), a kind of turnip. See Ruta-baga
(Zo["o]l.), a small flea-beetle (Haltica, striolata
syn. 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
(a) The turnip flea.
(b) A two-winged fly (Anthomyia radicum
) whose larv[ae]
live in the turnip root.
, prop. n. [L., cabbage.] (Bot.)
A genus of plants embracing several species and varieties
differing much in appearance and qualities: such as the
common cabbage (Brassica oleracea
), broccoli, cauliflowers,
etc.; the wild turnip (Brassica campestris
); the common
turnip (Brassica rapa
); the rape or coleseed (Brassica napus