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Sauerkraut vs. Cabbage

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Sauerkrautnoun

A dish made by fermenting finely chopped cabbage.

Cabbagenoun

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

Sauerkrautnoun

A German person.

Cabbagenoun

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

‘Cabbage is good for you.’;

Sauerkrautnoun

Cabbage cut fine and allowed to ferment in a brine made of its own juice with salt, - a German dish.

Cabbagenoun

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

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

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Sauerkrautnoun

shredded cabbage fermented in brine

Cabbagenoun

Used as a term of endearment.

Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut (; German: [ˈzaʊɐˌkʁaʊt] (listen), lit. ) is finely cut raw cabbage that has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria.

‘sour cabbage’;

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.

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Cabbagenoun

The cabbage palmetto.

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.

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Cabbagenoun

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

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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