Turnip vs Potatoey - What's the difference?
As a noun turnip
is the white root of a yellow-flowered plant, brassica rapa
, grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.
As an adjective potatoey is
like potatoes in texture, flavour, etc.
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
Like potatoes in texture, flavour, etc.