Turnip vs Parsnip - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between turnip and parsnip
is that turnip
is the white root of a yellow-flowered plant, brassica rapa
, grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle while parsnip
is a biennial plant, , related to the carrot.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The white root of a yellow-flowered plant, Brassica rapa , grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.
(Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Atlantic Canada) The yellow root of a related plant, the swede or Brassica napus .
* (Brassica rapa) (summer turnip), swede (Ireland, Northern England, Scotland), tumshie (Scotland), white turnip (Cornwall, Scotland)
* fall off the turnip truck
* Swedish turnip
* (turnip flea)
* (turnip fly)
* turnip greens
A biennial plant, , related to the carrot.
The root of the parsnip, when used as a vegetable.
* cow parsnip
* fine words butter no parsnips
* giant cow parsnip
* meadow parsnip
* poison parsnip
* water parsnip
* wild parsnip