Chinese leaf

Chinese leaf
ˌChinese ˈcabbage 7 [Chinese cabbage] noun uncountable (BrE also ˌChinese ˈleaves plural ˌChinese ˈleaf uncountable)
a type of vegetable that is eaten cooked or in salads. There are two types of Chinese cabbage, one with long light-green leaves and thick white ↑stems which is similar to ↑lettuce and one with darker green leaves and thicker white ↑stems. The first type is usually called Chinese leaves in British English and the second type is called pak choi (BrE) or bok choy (NAmE).
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