Definition of Brussels sprouts

1. Noun. The small edible cabbage-like buds growing along a stalk of the brussels sprout plant.

Language type: Plural, Plural Form
Generic synonyms: Cruciferous Vegetable
Group relationships: Brassica Oleracea Gemmifera, Brussels Sprout



Definition of Brussels sprouts

1. Noun. (plural of Brussels sprout) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brussels Sprouts

brusker
bruskest
bruskly
bruskness
brusque
brusquely
brusqueness
brusquenesses
brusquer
brusquerie
brusqueries
brusquest
brussel sprout
brussels
brussels sprout
brussels sprouts (current term)
brust
brusting
brustle
brustles
brusts
brut
bruta
brutal
brutalisation
brutalisations
brutalise
brutalised
brutalises
brutalising

Literary usage of Brussels sprouts

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1. The Principles of Vegetable-gardening by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1901)
"brussels sprouts The culture demanded by brussels sprouts is essentially that ... brussels sprouts is closely allied to kale, but along the straight, ..."

2. Leaves from Our Tuscan Kitchen: Or, How to Cook Vegetables by Janet Ross (1903)
"'brussels sprouts ' al Limone.' Wash the sprouts and remove any dead leaves. ... 'brussels sprouts ' sautes.' Clean and wash the sprouts well, and boil. ..."

3. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"brussels sprouts. brussels sprouts belong to same family as cabbage, ind the small ... brussels sprouts hi White Sauce. Pick over, remove wilted leaves, ..."

4. Garden Farming by Lee Cleveland Corbett (1913)
"brussels sprouts is a hardy plant and produces its main crop after cool weather comes in autumn. In fact, in southern Europe and in the milder climates of ..."

5. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"When the heads are cut, the roots should be immediately removed, as no longer of use, and to prevent exhausting the soil. § 4.—brussels sprouts. ..."

6. The Home Cook Book: A Collection of Practical Receipts by Expert Cooks (1905)
"... Asparagus—Scalloped Asparagus—Baked Bananas—Fried Plantain or Banana—To Boil Beets—To Cook brussels sprouts—Boiled Cabbage—To Make Sauerkraut—To Cook ..."

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