1. broccoli

noun. ['ˈbrɑːkəli, ˈbrɑːkli'] plant with dense clusters of tight green flower buds.


  • Brassica
  • cruciferous plant
  • crucifer
  • genus Brassica

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Rhymes with Broccoli

  • stokley
  • stockley
  • brockley
  • blachly
  • yokley
  • shockley
  • rockley
  • lockley
  • hockley
  • gockley
  • cokley

How do you pronounce broccoli?

Pronounce broccoli as ˈbrɑkəli.

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How to spell broccoli? Is it brocoli? Or brucoli? Common misspellings are:

  • brocoli
  • brucoli

Sentences with broccoli

1. Noun, plural
Stay away from gassy foods such as broccoli and beans.

Noun, singular or mass
Beef and
broccoli, cashew chicken and steamed green beans are all healthy choices.

Verb, base form
When we hear “cruciferous vegetables,” our minds usually go to cauliflower and

Quotes about broccoli

1. Without pain, how could we know joy?' This is an old argument in the field of thinking about suffering and its stupidity and lack of sophistication could be plumbed for centuries but suffice it to say that the existence of broccoli does not, in any way, affect the taste of chocolate.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. Half of all broccoli grown commercially in America today is a single variety- Marathon- notable for it's high yield. The overwhelming majority of the chickens raised for meat in America are the same hybrid, the Cornish cross; more than 99 percent of turkeys are the Broad-Breasted Whites.
- Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

2. broccoli

noun. ['ˈbrɑːkəli, ˈbrɑːkli'] branched green undeveloped flower heads.


  • cruciferous vegetable