Arugula

Green young organic arugula grows on a bed in the ground, organic home farming in raised beds

Eruca vesicaria, Eruca sativa

Synonyms:
Rocket, Rucola
Arugula (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Probably from Italian rucola. (Eng. usg. 1967)

Cognate to rocket (plant).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) enPR: əʹro͞ogələ, IPA(key): /əˈɹuɡələ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ru‧gu‧la

Noun

arugula (countable and uncountable, plural arugulas)

  1. One of three yellowish-flowered Mediterranean herbs of the mustard family with flavoured leaves, often eaten in salads. Has a distinct, peppery flavor:
    1. Eruca sativa, sometimes Eruca vesicaria subsp. sativa
    2. Eruca vesicaria
    3. Diplotaxis tenuifolia

Synonyms

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