Vegetables

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bean sprouts
bean sprouts /biːn sprəʊts/
(n) bean seeds that are just beginning to grow, often eaten raw
Example: My mom asked me to buy some bean sprouts.


beet
beet /biːt/
(n.) a plant with a root that is used as a vegetable, especially for feeding animals or making sugar
Example: The surrounding farmers raise sugar beets, corn, and sunflowers for oil.


broccoli
broccoli /ˈbrɒkəli/
(n) a vegetable with a thick green stem and several dark green or purple flower heads
Example: I hate eating broccoli.


cabbage
cabbage /ˈkæbɪdʒ/
(n) a round vegetable with large green, purplish-red or white leaves that can be eaten raw or cooked
Example: Can I have more cabbage?


carrot
carrot /ˈkærət/
(n) a long pointed orange root vegetable
Example: Rabbits like eating carrots.


cauliflower
cauliflower /ˈkɒlɪflaʊə/
(n) a vegetable with green leaves around a large hard white head of flowers
Example: My favorite vegetable is cauliflower.


celery
celery /ˈsɛləri/
(n) a vegetable with long light-green stems that are often eaten raw
Example: My mom loves planting celery.


coriander
coriander /ˌkɒrɪˈandə/
(n.) a plant whose leaves are used in cooking as a herb and whose seeds are used in cooking as a spice
Example: Grind the cumin, coriander and cloves before you start to cook.


eggplant
eggplant /ˈɛɡplɑːnt/
(n.) a vegetable with shiny dark purple skin that is soft and white inside
Example: This is a lovely way of doing a variety of fried vegetables, like eggplants, and pumpkin.


garlic
garlic /ˈɡɑːlɪk/
(n) a vegetable of the onion family with a very strong taste and smell, used in cooking to add taste to food
Example: Garlic is very good for health.


ginger
ginger /ˈdʒɪndʒə/
(n) the root of the ginger plant used in cooking as a spice
Example: My dad likes to drink tea with ginger.


kohlrabi
kohlrabi /kəʊlˈrɑːbi/
(n.) a vegetable of the cabbage family whose thick, round, white stem is eaten
Example: Place the kohlrabi into a juicer and extract the liquid.


leek
leek /liːk/
(n.) a vegetable like a long onion with many layers of wide leaves that are white at the bottom and green at the top. Leeks are eaten cooked. The leek is a national symbol of Wales.
Example: You can use any vegetables - add leeks, carrots, potatoes or cauliflower if you like.


mint
mint /mɪnt/
(n.) a plant whose leaves have a fresh smell and taste that are added to food and drinks and used in cooking as a herb . There are many types of mint .
Example: Herbs like dill, mint and cumin were also highly prized.


okra
okra /ˈəʊkrə/
(n.) a plant of the mallow family, with long green seed cases that are eaten as a vegetable. The vegetable is also known as ladies’ fingers , gumbo or bhindi in different parts of the world.
Example: April is a great time to plant peppers, cucumbers, eggplants, squash and okra.