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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Italian
Origin: , plural of broccolo, from brocco 'small nail', from Latin broccus; BROOCH

broccoli

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish, Plants
broc‧co‧li [uncountable]
HBPDFF a green vegetable that has short branch-like stems

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