Broccoli

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Broccoli
Broccoli and cross section edit.jpg
SpeciesBrassica oleracea
Cultivar groupitalica
OreeginItaly, ower 2,000 yeir agae[1][2]

Broccoli is a plant, Brassica oleracea. A vegetable-like cabbitch, the broccoli haes lairge green flouer heids an a stalk an aw. The ward broccoli comes frae the Italian plural o broccolo, that means "the flouerin crest o a cabbitch", and is the diminutive form of brocco, meanin "wee nail" or "sprout".[3]

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  1. Buck, P. A (1956). "Origin and taxonomy of broccoli". Economic Botany. 10 (3): 250–253. doi:10.1007/bf02899000. S2CID 31365713.
  2. Stephens, James. "Broccoli—Brassica oleracea L. (Italica group)". University of Florida. p. 1. Retrieved 14 Mey 2009.
  3. "broccoli". Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (11th ed.). 2004. p. 156. ISBN 978-0-87779-809-5. Retrieved 9 Apryle 2014.