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rapini

Line breaks: ra¦pini
Pronunciation: /rəˈpiːni
 
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Definition of rapini in English:

noun

A Mediterranean variety of turnip widely grown for its broccoli-like shoots and florets.

Brassica rapa variety rapa, family Cruciferae

Example sentences
  • The soup of the day was tomato, gorgonzola and rapini.
  • The main course of red snapper with rapini proved to be a simple and very successful dish.
  • The linguini with roasted duck, rapini, and white wine sauce was maybe my second-favourite dish of the meal, after the gnocchi.

Origin

Italian, diminutive of rapa 'turnip'.

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