Definition of napa cabbage in English:

napa cabbage

Syllabification: na·pa cab·bage
Pronunciation: /ˈnapə, ˈnä-


chiefly North American
  • A cabbagelike Chinese plant whose long, white leaves are used in salads and cooking.
    More example sentences
    • For the napa cabbage, melt the butter in a large, heavy sauté pan, over medium heat.
    • When it comes to bok choy, napa cabbage, mungbean sprouts, snow peas, litchis and kumquats, you no longer have to make a trip to Chinatown.
    • Spicy Thai lettuce wraps with tamarind chili sauce, mango, napa cabbage, ginger and cashews.


napa, of unknown origin.

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