Definition of brocciflower in English:

brocciflower

(also broccoflower)

noun

  • A light green vegetable that is a cross between broccoli and cauliflower.

    • ‘My biggest weakness is hybrid fruits and vegetables (which reminds me that I haven't seen brocciflower in quite a long time).’
    • ‘The vegetables she explores run from the familiar - artichokes, aubergines, radicchio - to the more exotic, such as chayote, cardoons, and brocciflower.’
    • ‘Foods like the Asian pear (apple-pear), tangelo and brocciflower are all tasty examples that demonstrate how certain traits of a plant can be preserved or eliminated when they are combined with traits from another plant.’
    • ‘Siblings of the brocciflower include the broccicolorabi.’

Origin

Blend of broccoli and cauliflower.

Pronunciation:

brocciflower

/ˈbräkəˌflou(ə)r/