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Noun: brussels sprouts
  1. The small edible cabbage-like buds growing along a stalk of the brussels sprout plant
Noun: Brussels  brús-lz
  1. The capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    - Bruxelles, Belgian capital, capital of Belgium
Noun: brussels sprout
  1. Plant grown for its stout stalks of edible small green heads resembling diminutive cabbages
    - Brassica oleracea gemmifera

Type of: crucifer, cruciferous plant, cruciferous vegetable, national capital

Part of: Belgique, Belgium, Kingdom of Belgium

Encyclopedia: Brussels sprouts

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