broccoli 1690s, from It. broccoli, pl. of broccolo "a sprout, cabbage sprout," dim. of brocco "shoot, protruding tooth, small nail" (see BROCADE (Cf. brocade)).

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  • BROCCOLI — (entreprise) Broccoli Co., Ltd. 株式会社ブロッコリー Création 1994 …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Broccoli — Broc co*li, n. [It. broccoli, pl. of broccolo sprout, cabbage sprout, dim. of brocco splinter. See {Broach}, n.] (Bot.) A plant of the Cabbage species ({Brassica oleracea}) of many varieties, resembling the cauliflower. The curd, or flowering… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • broccoli — is spelt with two cs and, despite its plural origin in Italian, is treated (like spaghetti) as a singular mass noun in English: Let it simmer until the broccoli is soft …   Modern English usage

  • Broccŏli — Broccŏli, italienischer Sommerkohl, unserem Blumenkohl ähnlich …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Broccoli — Broccoli, soviel wie Spargelkohl, römisches Nationalgericht; s. Kohl …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Broccoli — Broccoli, s. Kohl …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • broccoli — (it.; pronunc. [brócoli]) m. Brécol …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • broccoli — → brócoli …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

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