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Noun: rutabaga  ,roo-tu'bey-gu or 'roo-tu,bey-gu
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: swede)
  1. The large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
    - swede [Brit], swedish turnip, yellow turnip
  2. A cruciferous plant with a thick bulbous edible yellow root
    - turnip cabbage, swede [Brit], Swedish turnip, rutabaga plant [N. Amer], Brassica napus napobrassica

Derived forms: rutabagas

Type of: neep [UK, dialect], turnip, turnip plant

Part of: Brassica, genus Brassica

Encyclopedia: Rutabaga