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bok choy Syllabification: bok choy
Pronunciation: /ˌbäk ˈCHoi/

Definition of bok choy in English:


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Chinese cabbage of a variety with smooth-edged tapering leaves. Also called pak choi.
Example sentences
  • After the soil warms to 40 degrees, begin planting frost-tolerant greens like arugula, Chinese cabbage, cress, kale, mustard, bok choy and spinach.
  • The Asian variety has a looser head, and includes bok choy, a favorite in Eastern cooking.
  • Calcium can be found in dark, leafy greens such as kale, mustard and collard greens, bok choy, broccoli, beans, and tofu.
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