Chinese leaf


Chinese leaf
ˌChinese ˈcabbage 7 [Chinese cabbage] noun uncountable (BrE also ˌChinese ˈleaves plural ˌChinese ˈleaf uncountable)
a type of vegetable that is eaten cooked or in salads. There are two types of Chinese cabbage, one with long light-green leaves and thick white ↑stems which is similar to ↑lettuce and one with darker green leaves and thicker white ↑stems. The first type is usually called Chinese leaves in British English and the second type is called pak choi (BrE) or bok choy (NAmE).
See also:Chinese leaves

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Chinese Leaf-warbler — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) Scientific classification K …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese leaf-warbler — sičuaninė pečialinda statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Phylloscopus yunnanensis La angl. Chinese leaf warbler vok. Yunnanlaubsänger, m pranc. pouillot du Sichuan, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pečialindos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Chinese cabbage — Brassica rapa chinensis, called bok choy in the United States Details Species Brassica rapa …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese leaves — plural noun The edible leaves of Chinese cabbage • • • Main Entry: ↑china * * * Chinese leaves UK US noun [plural] a vegetable that has large pale green leaves with thick white stalks . It can be cooked or eaten raw in salads. Thesaurus:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese — adj. & n. adj. a of or relating to China. b of Chinese descent. n. 1 the Chinese language. 2 (pl. same) a a native or national of China. b a person of Chinese descent. Phrases and idioms: Chinese cabbage = Chinese leaf. Chinese gooseberry = kiwi… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leaf-warbler — Taxobox name = Leaf warblers image width = 250px image caption = Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Phylloscopidae genus = Phylloscopus genus authority = Boie,… …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese cabbage — noun 1. plant with an elongated head of broad stalked leaves resembling celery; used as a vegetable in east Asia • Syn: ↑celery cabbage, ↑napa, ↑pe tsai, ↑Brassica rapa pekinensis • Hypernyms: ↑crucifer, ↑cruciferous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chinese tea — Chinese painting: Tasting Tea The practice of drinking tea has had a long history in China, having originated there. The Chinese drink tea during many parts of the day such as during meals for good health or for simple pleasure. Contents 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese pond turtle — Conservation status Endangered ( …   Wikipedia

  • Chinese false-eyed turtle — Conservation status Data Deficient (IUCN 2.3) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia