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kale


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kale  \Kale\,  n.  [Scot.  kale,  kail,  cale,  colewort,  Gael.  cael; 
  akin  to  Ir  cal,  W.  cawl,  Armor.  kaol.  See  {Cole}.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  variety  of  cabbage  in  which  the  leaves  do  not 
  form  a  head,  being  nearly  the  original  or  wild  form  of  the 
  species.  [Written  also  {kail},  and  {cale}.] 
 
  2.  See  {Kail},  2. 
 
  {Sea  kale}  (Bot.),  a  European  cruciferous  herb  ({Crambe 
  maritima}),  often  used  as  a  pot  herb;  sea  cabbage. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kale 
  n  1:  informal  terms  for  money  [syn:  {shekels},  {gelt},  {dough},  {bread}, 
  {dinero},  {lucre},  {loot},  {pelf},  {moolah},  {cabbage}] 
  2:  a  hardy  cabbage  with  coarse  curly  leaves  that  do  not  form  a 
  head  [syn:  {kail},  {cole},  {borecole},  {colewort},  {Brassica 
  oleracea  acephala}] 
  3:  coarse  curly-leafed  cabbage  [syn:  {kail},  {cole}] 




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