Associations to the word «Turnip»

Pictures for the word «Turnip»


TURNIP, noun. The white root of a yellow-flowered plant, Brassica rapa, grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.
TURNIP, noun. (Scotland) (Ireland) (Cornwall) (Atlantic Canada) The yellow root of a related plant, the swede or Brassica napus.
TURNIP GREENS, noun. The edible leaves of the turnip plant (Brassica rapa).
TURNIP HEAD, noun. (mildly pejorative) a foolish person.
TURNIP HEADS, noun. Plural of turnip head
TURNIP MOTH, noun. A moth of the family Noctuidae, Agrotis segetum, whose larvae called cutworms cause damage to a wide variety of crops.
TURNIP SAWFLIES, noun. Plural of turnip sawfly
TURNIP SAWFLY, noun. Athalia rosae, a typical sawfly with dark green or blackish larvae that feed on brassicas.
TURNIP SHELL, noun. Any of several large, thick, spiral marine shells belonging to Rapa and allied genera, somewhat turnip-shaped.
TURNIP SHELLS, noun. Plural of turnip shell

Dictionary definition

TURNIP, noun. Widely cultivated plant having a large fleshy edible white or yellow root.
TURNIP, noun. Root of any of several members of the mustard family.

Wise words

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