Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis
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1. A plant (Brassica rapa subsp. pekinensis) of the mustard family, having an elongated head of overlapping, crinkled, broad-stalked leaves and eaten as a vegetable in eastern Asian cuisine. Also called celery cabbage, napa, pe-tsai.2. See bok choy.
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