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- noun A plant (Brassica oleracea var. alboglabra) in the mustard family grown for its dark green leaves and stalks, used as a vegetable in eastern Asian cuisine.
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kailan: a long, blue-green vegetable that is a varietal of the species Brassica oleracea, with thick, glossy stems and leaves typically eaten in Chineseand particularly Cantonesecooking.
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