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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food; A cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root.

Usage examples (37)
  • Would scarce have pluck to sneak a swede from the mulls
  • He calls a wild cherry a "guigne;" he calls a swede turnip a "baygee," a gooseberry a
  • I think a rutabaga is what, in England, we called a swede - yellowish, large root vegetable - good mashed with lots of butter.
  • There are those who scorn the rutabega (alias "swede", in europe), or its relative, the turnip. for more
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