Definition of 'broccoli'


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1. A plant, Brassica oleracea var. italica, of the cabbage family, Brassicaceae; especially, the tree-shaped flower and stalk that are eaten as a vegetable.

2. The flower clusters of this plant, eaten as a vegetable before the flower buds open.

3. A plant (Brassica oleracea var. italica) in the mustard family, having dense clusters of numerous green flower buds.

4. (Bot.) A plant of the Cabbage species (Brassica oleracea) of many varieties, resembling the cauliflower. The “curd,” or flowering head, is the part used for food.

5. branched green undeveloped flower heads

6. plant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds

7. One of the many varieties of the common cabbage (Brassica oleracea), in which the young inflorescence is contracted into a depressed fleshy edible head. It is closely similar to the cauliflower.


1. Add the broccoli to the tray for the final 10 minutes.

2. This is likely to hold true for frozen beans and broccoli as well.

3. Now he knows the real names of broccoli and cauliflower.

4. Purple sprouting broccoli is running up to flower and asparagus is taking its place.

5. You will pay more than that for a head of broccoli.

6. Put a drizzle of oil in the wok or pan and add the broccoli.

7. They are like little purple and green sprouts of broccoli.

8. Serve with new potatoes and beans or sprouting broccoli.

9. Slice up an onion and head of broccoli and fry in butter for a couple of minutes.

10. Juice the broccoli florets and add this juice to the blender as well.

11. The venison goes well with steamed broccoli or winter greens.

12. Serve with buttered purple sprouting broccoli.

13. Divide the broccoli head into florets.

14. Fresh carrots and broccoli - keep in the fridge.

15. Top with the broccoli, cauliflower and cherry tomatoes.

16. Add the mushrooms, carrots and broccoli.

17. He loves his food and his favourites are apples, beans and broccoli.

18. For example, purple sprouting broccoli needs to be cut fresh and sold straight away.

19. At present 70 per cent of the broccoli plant is wasted, with only the flower heads harvested.

20. Plant purple sprouting broccoli or sprouts in a deep trench and earth them up as they grow.

21. ‘The only vegetables to avoid are any of the cole crops, such as cabbage, mustard or broccoli.’

22. ‘The vegetable garden is doing quite well, with spuds, broccoli, onions, cabbage and garlic all starting to grow.’

23. ‘Plant out winter greens, such as broccoli and Brussels sprouts, in the vegetable plot.’

24. ‘Italian green sprouting or Calabrese broccoli is the most commonly grown heirloom type.’

25. ‘Plant seed for broccoli, cauliflower and cabbage transplants through mid-August.’

26. ‘Seedlings for planting out now include cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower and celery.’

27. ‘On our small plot we are plagued by onion mildew and club root; we can no longer grow onions, leeks, cabbages or broccoli.’

28. ‘It's also a good time to put in root crops as well as broccoli and cabbage, artichokes, asparagus and rhubarb.’

29. ‘The Cruciferae are any of a family of plants including cabbage, broccoli, turnip, and mustard.’

30. ‘Sow purple-sprouting broccoli and winter cabbages in trays.’

31. ‘Another reason for rotation is to get rid of fungi which easily strike crops such as tomatoes, broccoli and cabbage.’

32. ‘Sow cabbages, broccoli and other brassicas in a sheltered seed bed or in trays in the cold greenhouse.’

33. ‘Flea beetles like this crop a lot and the best way for me to get broccoli and cauliflower is to start the seedling in flats.’

34. ‘Like the cauliflower, broccoli is a sort of cabbage in which flowers have begun to form but have stopped growing while still in bud.’

35. ‘A ten percent germination rate can leave a lot of bare soil in a flower bed, or lead to a disappointment of broccoli.’

36. ‘Lettuce is, for me, a pain in the neck if it must be done by hand; so are radishes, broccoli, and most herbs.’

37. ‘A ten-foot row of broccoli will give you enough florets to feed a family of four with plenty left over to freeze.’

38. ‘After plants stop producing, most people pull up their broccoli and toss it onto the compost pile.’

39. ‘This new brand of broccoli is right at home in southern climates where it has been so hot and dry the last couple of years.’

40. they ate broccoli in their salad

Other users have misspelling broccoli as:

1. brocoli 13.46%

2. brucoli 7.69%

3. brocolli 7.69%

4. brocly 6.73%

5. brokoli 3.85%

6. brocali 3.85%

7. bruccoli 2.88%

8. brocolie 2.88%

9. Other 50.97%

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