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Kale vs. Spinach

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Kalenoun

An edible plant, similar to cabbage, with curled leaves that do not form a dense head (Brassica oleracea var. acephala)

Spinachnoun

A particular edible plant, Spinacia oleracea, or its leaves.

Kalenoun

Any of several cabbage-like food plants that are kinds of Brassica oleracea.

Spinachnoun

Any of numerous plants, or their leaves, which are used for greens in the same way Spinacia oleraceae is.

Kalenoun

(cooking) Broth containing kale as a chief ingredient.

Spinachnoun

Chinese spinach, red spinach (Amaranthus dubius)

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Kalenoun

Money.

Spinachnoun

Malabar spinach red vine spinach, creeping spinach, climbing spinach, vine spinach, buffalo spinach, Ceylon spinach (Basella alba)

Kalenoun

A variety of cabbage in which the leaves do not form a head, being nearly the original or wild form of the species.

Spinachnoun

(Atriplex hortensis)

Kalenoun

See Kail, 2.

Spinachnoun

(Brassica juncea)

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Kalenoun

informal terms for money

Spinachnoun

New Zealand spinach (Tetragonia tetragonioides, syn. Tetragonia expansa)

Kalenoun

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

Spinachnoun

(Gynura bicolor)

Kalenoun

coarse curly-leafed cabbage

Spinachnoun

(Alternanthea sissoo)

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Kalenoun

a hardy cabbage of a variety which produces erect stems with large leaves and no compact head.

Spinachnoun

(Chenopodium capitatum)

Kalenoun

money.

Spinachnoun

water spinach (Ipomoea aquatica)

Kale

Kale (), or leaf cabbage, belongs to a group of cabbage (Brassica oleracea) cultivars grown for their edible leaves, although some are used as ornamentals. Kale plants have green or purple leaves, and the central leaves do not form a head (as with headed cabbage).

Spinachnoun

(South Africa) wild spinach, African spinach (various nightshade, legume, and Cucurbitaceae species)

Spinachnoun

, perpetual spinach (Beta vulgaris: chard)

Spinachnoun

(Cleome serrulata)

Spinachnoun

Lincolnshire spinach (Blitum bonus-henricus, syn. Chenopodium bonus-henricus: Good King Henry)

Spinachnoun

, mountain spinach (Atriplex spp., Chenopodium rubrum)

Spinachnoun

(Rumex acetosa: common sorrel, garden sorrel)

Spinachnoun

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Spinachnoun

(Montia perfoliata)

Spinachnoun

Plants with spinach-like leaves that are noxious in some way

Spinachnoun

(Tetragonia spp.), which is toxic

Spinachnoun

(Emex australis), which bears thorny seeds

Spinachnoun

(Trianthema triquetra)

Spinachnoun

Plants with spinach-like leaves that have medicinal use

Spinachnoun

, Mollucan spinach (Gynura nepalensis)

Spinachnoun

A common pot herb (Spinacia oleracea) belonging to the Goosefoot family.

Spinachnoun

southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves

Spinachnoun

dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads

Spinachnoun

an edible Asian plant of the goosefoot family, with large dark green leaves which are widely eaten as a vegetable.

Spinach

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is a leafy green flowering plant native to central and western Asia. It is of the order Caryophyllales, family Amaranthaceae, subfamily Chenopodioideae.

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