Definition: Meaning of, turnip in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈtəːnɪp /

  • noun
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Singular Plural
turnip turnips
[uncountable and countable]
  1. a large round pale yellow vegetable that grows under the ground, or the plant that produces it
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turnip used in phrases

  • Indian turnip (noun)
    1. common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries
  • Swedish turnip (noun)
    1. a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
  • devil's turnip (noun)
    1. white-flowered vine having thick roots and bearing small black berries; Europe to Iran
  • swedish turnip (noun)
    1. the large yellow root of a swede plant used as food
  • turnip bed (noun)
    1. a bed in which turnips are growing
  • turnip cabbage (noun)
    1. a cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
    2. fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant
  • turnip greens (noun)
    1. tender leaves of young white turnips
  • turnip plant (noun)
    1. any of several widely cultivated plants having edible roots
  • turnip-rooted celery (noun)
    1. grown for its thickened edible aromatic root
  • turnip-rooted parsley (noun)
    1. parsley with smooth leaves and enlarged edible taproot resembling a savoury parsnip
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