brussels sprout


brussels sprout
/brʌsəlz ˈspraʊt / (say brusuhlz 'sprowt), /brʌsəl ˈspraʊt/ (say brusuhl 'sprowt)

noun
1. a plant, Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera, having small edible heads or sprouts along the stalk, which resemble miniature cabbage heads.
2. one of the heads or sprouts themselves.
Also, brussel sprout, sprout. {Brussels + sprout; the cabbage cultivar may have originated in Belgium}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.