from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun plural A plant (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera) in the mustard family, having stout cabbagelike buds.
- noun plural The buds of this plant, eaten as a vegetable.
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- noun Plural form of
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- noun the small edible cabbage-like buds growing along a stalk of the brussels sprout plant
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