Definition of Chinese leaves in English:

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Chinese leaves

(also Chinese cabbage)

plural noun

British
An oriental cabbage which does not form a firm heart.
  • Genus Brassica, family Cruciferae: two species, pak choi (B. chinensis) and pe tsai (B. pekinenis), which resembles lettuce.
Example sentences
  • Try ornamental kale and cabbage, Chinese cabbage, crinkle-leaf parsley, spinach, snapdragon and dianthus underplanted with spring-flowering bulbs.
  • These could include Chinese leaves, welsh onion, and shiitake, possibly with the addition of tofu or shirataki.
  • At the moment he has cabbages, mielies, onions, Chinese cabbage, baby marrow, Cape gooseberry, spanspek and cherry tomatoes.

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