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西兰花
xī lán huā



西兰花
broccoli


Definitions

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西兰花xīlánhuā
     1. n. broccoli
English > Chinese
broccoli
     1. 名词. 西蘭花
Components
西
     1. west; western
     2. usage. 西 is the 146th radical of the Chinese dictionary. In its few compounds it most often appears at the top in the form 覀 as in 覄. It is important to distinguish it from 襾 and 酉.
lán
     1. orchid
     2. elegant; graceful
     3. Short for 蘭州 (Lanzhou)
huā
     1. flower; blossom
           花朵 - flower
     2. florid, flowery
     3. pattern, design
           松花蛋 - thousand-year-old egg
     4. blurred
           眼花 - to have blurred vision
     5. fireworks
     6. essence, cream
     7. wound
     8. smallpox
     9. courtesan, prostitute
     10. to spend (money, time, etc.)
     11. profligate
     12. (slang) randy, lecherous
     13. (slang) to be horny; to womanize
     14. false
     15. (Cantonese) scratched
     16. Hua
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