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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Sinapis  \Si*na"pis\,  n.  [L.]  (Bot.) 
  A  disused  generic  name  for  mustard;  --  now  called  {Brassica}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brassica  \Bras"si*ca\,  n.  [L.,  cabbage.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  plants  embracing  several  species  and  varieties 
  differing  much  in  appearance  and  qualities:  such  as  the 
  common  cabbage  ({B.  oleracea}),  broccoli,  cauliflowers,  etc.; 
  the  wild  turnip  ({B.  campestris});  the  common  turnip  ({B. 
  rapa});  the  rape  or  coleseed  ({B.  napus}),  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Brassica 
  n  :  mustards:  cabbages;  cauliflowers;  turnips;  etc  [syn:  {Brassica}, 
  {genus  Brassica}] 




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