broccoli raab or broccoli rabe (räb) n.
A vegetable plant (Brassica rapa) related to the turnip and grown for its pungent leafy shoots. Also called rapini.
  [Italian broccoli di rapa: broccoli, pl. diminutive of brocco, sprout, shoot; see broccoli + di, of (from Latin . See de-) + rapa, turnip; see rape2.]

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