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n. - Erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.

Usage examples (29)
  • My cousin Audrey and I stopped to pluck up and admire a bunch of spicy arugula or "roquette" as it is known here.
  • It's called "roquette" in French "rucola" in Italian -- so that probably accounts for "rocket" in some English varieties.
  • You know it took me awhile to warm up to roquette, but Im a true convert now.
  • Did you know that it's also called rocket, garden rocket, rocket salad, rugola, rucola and roquette? for more
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