pak choi


pak choi
noun
Asiatic plant grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves
Hypernyms: ↑crucifer, ↑cruciferous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Brassica, ↑genus Brassica

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pak choi /päk choi/
noun
Another name for ↑Chinese cabbage (see under ↑china1)
ORIGIN: Chin (Cantonese), white vegetable

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pak choi UK [ˌpæk ˈtʃɔɪ] US [ˌpɑk ˈtʃɔɪ] noun [uncountable]
a Chinese vegetable with long dark green leaves and white stems
Thesaurus: vegetableshyponym types of vegetablehypernym

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[ˌbäk 'choi]
n. another term for bok choy
Origin:
from Chinese (Cantonese dialect) paâk ts'oì ‘white vegetable’

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Brit spelling of bok choy

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pak choi 7 [ˌpæk ˈtʃɔɪ] [ˌpæk ˈtʃɔɪ] (BrE) (NAmE ˌbok ˈchoy) noun uncountable
a type of ↑Chinese cabbage with long dark green leaves and thick white ↑stems
See also:bok choy  
Word Origin:
[pak choi] from Chinese (Cantonese dialect) paâk ts'oì ‘white vegetable’.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • pak-choi — n. An Asiatic plant ({Brassica rapa} chinensis) grown for its cluster of edible white stalks with dark green leaves. Syn: bok choy, bok choi, pak choi, Chinese white cabbage, {Brassica rapa} chinensis. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pak choi — [ ,pak tʃɔı ] noun uncount BRITISH BOK CHOY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pak-choï — ● pak choï nom masculin Crucifère potagère, originaire de Chine, analogue à la bette, que l on cultive dans le Midi et dans la région de Nantes …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • pak choi — [ˌpæk ˈtʃɔı US ˌpa:k ] n BrE bok choy AmE [U] [Date: 1900 2000; : Chinese; Origin: paak ts oi white vegetable ] a green vegetable similar to ↑cabbage that is used in Chinese cooking …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • pak-choi — /bahk choy /, n., pl. pak choi, pak chois. See bok choy. Also, pakchoi. * * * …   Universalium