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Kohlrabi vs. Cabbage

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Kohlrabinoun

Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes, a variety of the cabbage, having a turnip-shaped edible stem.

Cabbagenoun

An edible plant (Brassica oleracea var. capitata) having a head of green leaves.

Kohlrabinoun

plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem

Cabbagenoun

(uncountable) The leaves of this plant eaten as a vegetable.

‘Cabbage is good for you.’;

Kohlrabinoun

fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant

Cabbagenoun

A person with severely reduced mental capacities due to brain damage.

‘After the car crash, he became a cabbage.’;

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Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi (from the German for cabbage turnip; Brassica oleracea Gongylodes Group), also called German turnip, is a biennial vegetable, a low, stout cultivar of wild cabbage. It is another cultivar of the same species as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, Savoy cabbage, and gai lan.

Cabbagenoun

Used as a term of endearment.

Cabbagenoun

Money.

Cabbagenoun

Marijuana leaf, the part that is not smoked but from which cannabutter can be extracted.

Cabbagenoun

The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used for food.

Cabbagenoun

The cabbage palmetto.

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Cabbagenoun

Scraps of cloth which are left after a garment has been cut out, which tailors traditionally kept.

Cabbageverb

(intransitive) To form a head like that of the cabbage.

‘to make lettuce cabbage’;

Cabbageverb

To do nothing; to idle; veg out.

Cabbageverb

(transitive) To purloin or embezzle; to pilfer, to steal.

Cabbagenoun

An esculent vegetable of many varieties, derived from the wild Brassica oleracea of Europe. The common cabbage has a compact head of leaves. The cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, etc., are sometimes classed as cabbages.

Cabbagenoun

The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used, like, cabbage, for food. See Cabbage tree, below.

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Cabbagenoun

The cabbage palmetto. See below.

Cabbagenoun

Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts out garments.

Cabbageverb

To form a head like that the cabbage; as, to make lettuce cabbage.

Cabbageverb

To purloin or embezzle, as the pieces of cloth remaining after cutting out a garment; to pilfer.

‘Your tailor . . . cabbages whole yards of cloth.’;

Cabbagenoun

any of various types of cabbage

Cabbagenoun

informal terms for money

Cabbagenoun

any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers

Cabbageverb

make off with belongings of others

Cabbage

Cabbage (comprising several cultivars of Brassica oleracea) is a leafy green, red (purple), or white (pale green) biennial plant grown as an annual vegetable crop for its dense-leaved heads. It is descended from the wild cabbage (B. oleracea var.

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