bok choy also pak choi (bŏk choi)
A plant (Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis) in the mustard family, having a loose head of dark green leaves with thick white stems and eaten as a vegetable in eastern Asian cuisine. Also called Chinese cabbage.
[Cantonese baak6 coi3, from Middle Chinese pɦaːjk tshaj` (also the source of Mandarin báicài) : pɦaːjk, white + tshaj`, vegetable.]
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