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pak choi Line breaks: pak choi
Pronunciation: /pak ˈtʃɔɪ/
(North American also bok choy)

Definition of pak choi in English:


[mass noun]
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A Chinese cabbage of a variety with smooth-edged tapering leaves.
  • Brassica rapa variety chinensis, family Cruciferae
Example sentences
  • Turn over a new leaf with romaine, radicchio, arugula, bok choy, watercress, frisée and mesclun (a mix of baby lettuce leaves) and mix them.
  • Cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, broccoli, bok choy, garlic and onions are all examples of vegetables high in sulfur.
  • Place over high heat and add the scallops, shiitake mushrooms, and bok choy.


From Chinese (Cantonese dialect) paâk ts'oì 'white vegetable'.

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