Turnup vs Turnip - What's the difference?

turnup | turnip |


As nouns the difference between turnup and turnip

is that turnup is (british) the cuff on a trouser leg that is, or can be turned up while turnip is the white root of a yellow-flowered plant, brassica rapa , grown as a vegetable and as fodder for cattle.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

turnup

English

Alternative forms

* turn-up

Noun

(en noun)
  • (British) The cuff on a trouser leg that is, or can be turned up.
  • * ''Why does all this fluff acumulate in the turnups ?
  • The next card taken from the top of a pack of cards and displayed.
  • * I'll bet 10$ that the next turn-up is an ace .
  • Anagrams

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    turnip

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • 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 .
  • Synonyms

    * (Brassica rapa) (summer turnip), swede (Ireland, Northern England, Scotland), tumshie (Scotland), white turnip (Cornwall, Scotland)

    Derived terms

    * fall off the turnip truck * Swedish turnip * (turnip flea) * (turnip fly)

    See also

    * rutabaga * swede * turnip greens

    References