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Brussels sprout

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Brussels sproutBrus‧sels sprout /ˌbrʌsəlz ˈspraʊt/ noun [countable]  brussel_sprouts.jpg DFFHBPa small round green vegetable that looks like a very small cabbage
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Brussels sproutWe were going to have an 80-foot Brussels sprout flying above Battersea Power Station - and it nearly happened!Lettuce is particularly good for intercropping among young Brussels sprout and broccoli plants.
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