yellow turnip


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n yellow turnip the large yellow root of a rutabaga plant used as food
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In literature:

The yellow corn and turnips were too late to come to anything.
"Walden, and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience" by Henry David Thoreau
This turnip (the Ruta Baga) is very large and of a reddish yellow colour; they are generally much liked.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
White turnips require much, less cooking than yellow ones.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
All the Year Round will please those who like a yellow Turnip.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
Turnips are white or yellow, sweet, juicy, wholesome.
"Chambers's Elementary Science Readers" by Various
The yellow blossoms of the turnip and the blue flowers of the flax wither without fruit.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
The leaves are similar to those of the Yellow Turnip-rooted, growing long and upright, with green footstalks.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
If you can get them off yellow turnips it will be decidedly to your advantage.
"Cattle and Cattle-breeders" by William M'Combie
As spring approached, Swedish turnips, when cheap, were substituted for yellow turnips.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
Take one large yellow turnip, peel, wash and wipe dry, cut in oblong pieces.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
The yellow corn and turnips were too late to come to anything.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. X (of X) - America - II, Index" by Various
I paid five dollars for that Golden Lily, young man, and you handle it as if it were a yellow turnip.
"Mrs. Tree" by Laura E. Richards
Serve turkey, cranberry jelly, mashed turnips, baked sweet potatoes, on yellow plates.
"Dinners and Luncheons" by Paul Pierce
Yellow turnips require about two hours boiling, if very large, they should be split in two.
"The New England Cook Book, or Young Housekeeper's Guide" by Anonymous
And a cigar never tastes sweeter than after a good feed of spare ribs and yellow turnips.
"The Whale and the Grasshopper" by Seumas O'Brien
Its principal ingredients were carrots and yellow turnips.
"The Iron Ration" by George Abel Schreiner

In news:

According to, Rutabagas , sometimes called yellow turnips, is a "jumbo" root vegetable originally cultivated as a cross between a cabbage and a turnip.