Definition of turnip noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈtɜːnɪp//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɜːrnɪp//
    [countable, uncountable] Vegetables
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  1. 1a round white, or white and purple, root vegetable See related entries: Vegetables
  2. 2(Scottish English) = swede
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent.: first element of unknown origin + neep.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: turnip

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