Navew
Navew Na"vew, n. [OE. navel, naveau, a dim. fr. L. napus navew. Cf. {Napiform}.] (Bot.) A kind of small turnip, a variety of {Brassica campestris}. See {Brassica}. [Written also {naphew}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(Brassica campestris)


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  • navew — /nāˈvū/ noun 1. A rape or coleseed with a carrot shaped root 2. A wild Swedish turnip ORIGIN: Fr naveau, dimin from L nāpus …   Useful english dictionary

  • navew — n. Wild turnip (Brassica campestris) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Brassica campestris — Navew Na vew, n. [OE. navel, naveau, a dim. fr. L. napus navew. Cf. {Napiform}.] (Bot.) A kind of small turnip, a variety of {Brassica campestris}. See {Brassica}. [Written also {naphew}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • naphew — Navew Na vew, n. [OE. navel, naveau, a dim. fr. L. napus navew. Cf. {Napiform}.] (Bot.) A kind of small turnip, a variety of {Brassica campestris}. See {Brassica}. [Written also {naphew}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthomyia radicum — Turnip Tur nip, n. [OE. turnep; probably fr. turn, or F. tour a turn, turning lathe + OE. nepe a turnip, AS. n[=ae]pe, L. napus. Cf. {Turn},v. t., {Navew}.] (Bot.) The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brassica campestris — Turnip Tur nip, n. [OE. turnep; probably fr. turn, or F. tour a turn, turning lathe + OE. nepe a turnip, AS. n[=ae]pe, L. napus. Cf. {Turn},v. t., {Navew}.] (Bot.) The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Haltica striolata — Turnip Tur nip, n. [OE. turnep; probably fr. turn, or F. tour a turn, turning lathe + OE. nepe a turnip, AS. n[=ae]pe, L. napus. Cf. {Turn},v. t., {Navew}.] (Bot.) The edible, fleshy, roundish, or somewhat conical, root of a cruciferous plant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Naphew — Na phew, n. (Bot.) See {Navew}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Napiform — Na pi*form, a. [L. napus turnip + form: cf. F. napiforme. Cf. {Navew}.] (Bot.) Turnip shaped; large and round in the upper part, and very slender below. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Napus — Na pus, n. [L.] (Bot.) A kind of turnip. See {Navew}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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