Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See kale.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plant of the genus Brassica; now specifically, a Brassica plant without a head used for food, such as kale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A variety of cabbage in which the leaves never form a compact head.
  • n. Any white cabbage before the head has become firm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The common cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleracea.
  • n. A young cabbage cut before the head is formed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head

Etymologies

From cole +‎ wort. (Wiktionary)

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