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Chinese cabbage noun definition in Vegetables topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Chinese cabbage

 noun: Vegetables topic
a type of vegetable that is eaten cooked or in salads. There are two types of Chinese cabbage, one with long light-green leaves and thick white stems which is similar to lettuce and one with darker green leaves and thicker white stems. The first type is usually called Chinese leaves in British English and the second type is called pak choi(BrE) or bok choy(NAmE).