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kohl·ra·bi

 (kōl-rä′bē, -răb′ē)
n. pl. kohl·ra·bies
A plant (Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes) in the mustard family, having a thick basal part of the stem that is eaten as a vegetable. Also called turnip cabbage.

[German (partial translation of Italian cavoli rape) : Kohl, cabbage (from Middle High German kōl, from Old High German, from Latin caulis) + Italian rape, pl. of rapa, turnip.]

kohlrabi

(kəʊlˈrɑːbɪ)
n, pl -bies
(Plants) a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea caulorapa (or gongylodes), whose thickened stem is eaten as a vegetable. Also called: turnip cabbage
[C19: from German, from Italian cavoli rape (pl), from cavolo cabbage (from Latin caulis) + rapa turnip (from Latin); influenced by German Kohl cabbage]

kohl•ra•bi

(koʊlˈrɑ bi, -ˈræb i)

n., pl. -bies.
a cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleracea gongylodes, of the mustard family, with an edible bulblike stem.
[1800–10; < German < Italian cavolrape]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kohlrabi - plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stemkohlrabi - plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem
kohlrabi, turnip cabbage - fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
2.kohlrabi - fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plantkohlrabi - fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
Brassica oleracea gongylodes, kohlrabi - plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem
Translations
kedluben
kålrabi
tigobrasiko
karalábé
cavolo rapa
kålrabbi

kohlrabi

[kəʊlˈrɑːbɪ] N (kohlrabies (pl)) → colinabo m

kohlrabi

[kəʊlˈrɑːbi] nchourave m
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