(also mizuna greens)
An oriental rape of a variety with finely cut leaves that are eaten as a salad vegetable.
- Brassica rapa variety nipposinica, family Brassicaceae.
- The trouble with meatballs, however, is that there are rarely any leftovers - which is more than can be said for mizuna and pomegranate salad with braised pork belly, enoki mushrooms and miso.
- For a mild mix, combine familiar types of leaf lettuce with greens such as mizuna, purslane, mache and chervil.
- In Tenerife they concentrate on salad leaves such as mizuna, ruby chard, rocket and red mustard.
1990s: from Japanese.
Words that rhyme with mizunacrooner, harpooner, lacuna, lacunar, lampooner, Luna, lunar, Oona, oppugner, Poona, pruner, puna, schooner, spooner, Tristan da Cunha, tuna, tuner, Una, vicuña, yokozuna
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