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Definition of the noun Rapini

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noun - plural: rapinis

  1. A vegetable native to China, with green spiky leaves and a bitter taste.


Rapini is a green cruciferous vegetable. The edible parts are the leaves, buds, and stems. The buds somewhat resemble broccoli, but do not form a large head. It is known for its slightly bitter taste, and is particularly associated with Italian, Galician, and Portuguese cuisines. Within Italian cuisine, the plant is heavily associated with Southern Italian cuisine and Roman cuisine.

  • also known as broccoli rabe; Broccoli raab, raw

Phrases with Rapini

Phrases ending with the word Rapini:

  1. Vitex Rapini
  2. Dentaria Rapini
  3. Valeriana Rapini
  4. Species Vitex Rapini
  5. Species Dentaria Rapini
  6. Species Valeriana Rapini

Other phrases containing the word Rapini:

  1. Vitex Rapini Nana
  2. Variety Vitex Rapini Nana

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rapini

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Google previewOne-dish Vegetarian Meals (2010)

150 Easy, Wholesome, and Delicious Soups, Stews, Casseroles, Stir-fries, Pastas, Rice Dishes, Chilis, and More: Easyread Large Edition by Robin Robertson

SERVES 4 Also called broccoli rabe, rapini is an assertive green that stands up to the garlic and olives in this preparation. It is a popular vegetable throughout Italy, especially in the Puglia region, where it is traditionally paired with orecchiette.

Google previewGreens 24/7 (2015)

More Than 100 Quick, Easy, and Delicious Recipes for Eating Leafy Greens and Other Green Vegetables at Every Meal, Every Day by Jessica Nadel

Rapini is a little bitter, but don't be put off. Just give it a quick blanch and you're good to go. It's a staple in the Italian kitchen. romaine lettuCe An ...

Google previewA Catalogue of Books, the property of the author of the Commercial Dictionary [i.e. J. R. MacCulloch]. [With a portrait.] (1856)

Rapini Hortorum libri 1V., notis Brotierii. Barbou. Parisiis, 1780. Calf gilt. f—-_ C. Crispi Sallustii quae extant opera. Barbou.

Google previewA New Dictionary of Ancient Geography, exhibiting the modern in addition to the ancient names of places (1803)

by Charles Pye

RAMPANo (Blandina, Caffrum Rapanum, Rafani, Rapini, A/opus), a fortress in the Morea. RAM's EY. See RUM's EY. RAMSEY (Limnus), a small island on the coast of South Wales. RAMS-HEAD (Pennicnium), a promontory in Ireland.

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Food and Drink (2014)

by John F. Mariani

also called by a variety of names and pronunciations like “broccoli dirabe,” “broccoli rape,” “broccoli di rape,” “broccoli raab,” and “rapini,” ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sports Medicine (2010)

by Lyle J. Micheli

Bolognia JL, Jorizzo JL, Rapini RP. Dermatology. St. Louis, MO: Mosby; 2003. Cordoro KM, Ganz JE. Training room management of medical conditions: sports dermatology. Clin Sports ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

R AAB : Brassica rapa ruvo is also called “rapa” and “rapini,” but it's usually known as “broccoli raab.” It's an Italian vegetable eaten leaves, buds, flowers, and all. It's kind of a loose- topped broccoli or, more precisely, the flowering stems of a ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences (2003)

burrmarigolds Brassica campestris rapini Brassica napus Brassica nigra canola,colza, oilseed rape black mustard Brassica oleracea, var acephala ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-eeny, beanie, genie, greeny, meanie, queenie, spleeny, Sweeney, teeny, weenie; Alcmene, Athene, Bellini, bikini, Bikini, Cabrini, Cellini, cremini, crostini, Houdini, linguine, martini, Mycenae, porcini, Puccini, rapini, Rossini, tahini, tankini, ...

Google previewFood Cultures of the World Encyclopedia [4 volumes] (2011)

[Four Volumes] by Ken Albala

Other popular vegetables include banana blossoms, bitter melons, lotus, bok choy, rapini, napa cabbage, sweet potatoes, and green onions or scallions. Chinese chives and bean sprouts (from soy and mung beans) garnish a wide variety of ...

Google previewThe Diner's Dictionary (2012)

Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto

rapini A Mediterranean variety of turnip widely grown for its leafy branching stalks (eaten as cime di rapa). In America it ...

Google previewThe Visual Food Encyclopedia (1996)

Cauliflower, broccoli, rapini, artichoke. Legumes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..137 Introduction Bean, Lima bean, mung bean, black gram, adzuki bean, scarlet runner, lupine, lentil, dolichos ...

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Scrabble value of R1A1P3I1N1I1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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