rapeseed
noun Date: 15th century the seed of the rape plant; also rape I

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  • rapeseed — [rāp′sēd΄] n. the seed of the rape plant …   English World dictionary

  • Rapeseed — taxobox name = Rapeseed image caption = Rapeseed ( Brassica napus ) regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Brassicales familia = Brassicaceae genus = Brassica species = B. napus… …   Wikipedia

  • rapeseed — rape·seed rāp .sēd n the seed of the rape plant (Brassica napus of the mustard family) that is the source of rapeseed oil …   Medical dictionary

  • rapeseed — noun Rapeseed is used before these nouns: ↑oil …   Collocations dictionary

  • rapeseed — rapsai statusas Aprobuotas sritis pašarai apibrėžtis Rapsų (Brassica napus), himalajinių bastučių (Brassica rapa subsp. trilocularis) ir rapsukų (Brassica rapa subsp. oleifera) sėklos. Mažiausiasis grynis – 94 proc. atitikmenys: angl. rape seed;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rapeseed — noun seed of rape plants; source of an edible oil • Hypernyms: ↑oilseed, ↑oil rich seed • Substance Holonyms: ↑rape, ↑colza, ↑Brassica napus • Substance Meronyms: ↑rape oil, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapeseed — /rayp seed /, n. 1. the seed of the rape. 2. the plant itself. [1525 35; RAPE2 + SEED] * * * …   Universalium

  • rapeseed — noun a) The rape plant, Brassica napus, which produces a grain that is used widely for animal feed and vegetable oil. b) The seed of such plant …   Wiktionary

  • rapeseed — Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary Canola see for oil; actually canola is a North American invention (Canadian oil, low acid) …   English dialects glossary

  • rapeseed — n. seed of the rape plant …   English contemporary dictionary

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