Definition of 'broccoli'
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Example sentences containing 'broccoli'
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Add the broccoli to the tray for the final 10 minutes. The Sun (2016)This is likely to hold true for frozen beans and broccoli as well. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Now he knows the real names of broccoli and cauliflower. The Sun (2014) Purple sprouting broccoli is running up to flower and asparagus is taking its place. The Sun (2012)You will pay more than that for a head of broccoli. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Put a drizzle of oil in the wok or pan and add the broccoli. The Sun (2013)They are like little purple and green sprouts of broccoli. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Serve with new potatoes and beans or sprouting broccoli. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Slice up an onion and head of broccoli and fry in butter for a couple of minutes. The Sun (2014)Juice the broccoli florets and add this juice to the blender as well. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The venison goes well with steamed broccoli or winter greens. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Serve with buttered purple sprouting broccoli. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Divide the broccoli head into florets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fresh carrots and broccoli - keep in the fridge. The Sun (2013)Top with the broccoli, cauliflower and cherry tomatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add the mushrooms, carrots and broccoli. The Sun (2013)He loves his food and his favourites are apples, beans and broccoli. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For example, purple sprouting broccoli needs to be cut fresh and sold straight away. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At present 70 per cent of the broccoli plant is wasted, with only the flower heads harvested. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Plant purple sprouting broccoli or sprouts in a deep trench and earth them up as they grow. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'broccoli'
British English: broccoli /ˈbrɒkəlɪ/ NOUN
Broccoli is a vegetable with green stalks and green or purple flower buds.
- American English: broccoli
- Arabic: بْرُكولي- نَوْعٌ مِن القَرنَبيط
- Brazilian Portuguese: brócolis
- Chinese: 西兰花
- Croatian: brokula
- Czech: brokolice
- Danish: broccoli
- Dutch: broccoli
- European Spanish: brócoli
- Finnish: parsakaali
- French: brocoli
- German: Brokkoli
- Greek: μπρόκολο
- Italian: broccolo
- Japanese: ブロッコリー
- Korean: 브로콜리
- Norwegian: brokkoli
- Polish: brokuły
- European Portuguese: brócolos
- Romanian: broccoli
- Russian: брокколи
- Spanish: brócoli
- Swedish: broccoli
- Thai: ผักบร็อคโคลี่
- Turkish: brokoli
- Ukrainian: броколі
- Vietnamese: bông cải xanh
Definition of broccoli from the Collins English Dictionary
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