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cau·li·flow·er

 (kô′lĭ-flou′ər, -lē-, kŏl′ĭ-, kŏl′ē-)
n.
1. A plant (Brassica oleracea var. botrytis) in the mustard family, having a large whitish head of undeveloped flowers.
2. The flower head of this plant, eaten as a vegetable.

[Probably alteration (influenced by flower) of New Latin cauliflōra : Latin caulis, stem + Latin flōs, flōr-, flower; see flower.]
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cauliflower

(ˈkɒlɪˌflaʊə)
n
1. (Plants) a variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea botrytis, having a large edible head of crowded white flowers on a very short thick stem
2. (Plants) the flower head of this plant, used as a vegetable
[C16: from Italian caoli fiori, literally: cabbage flowers, from cavolo cabbage (from Latin caulis) + fiore flower (from Latin flōs)]
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cau•li•flow•er

(ˈkɔ ləˌflaʊ ər, -li-, ˈkɒl ə-, ˈkɒl i-)

n.
1. a form of a cultivated plant, Brassica oleracea botrytis, of the mustard family, whose inflorescence forms a compact, usu. whitish head.
2. this head, used as a vegetable.
[1590–1600; earlier coleflorie < Italian ca(v)olfiore=cavol cole + fiore < Latin flōrem, acc. of flōs flower]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cauliflower - a plant having a large edible head of crowded white flower budscauliflower - a plant having a large edible head of crowded white flower buds
cauliflower - compact head of white undeveloped flowers
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
2.cauliflower - compact head of white undeveloped flowers
cruciferous vegetable - a vegetable of the mustard family: especially mustard greens; various cabbages; broccoli; cauliflower; brussels sprouts
Brassica oleracea botrytis, cauliflower - a plant having a large edible head of crowded white flower buds
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Translations
قَرْنَبِيطقَرْنَبيط، زَهْرَه
květák
blomkål
kukkakaali
cvjetača
karfiol
blómkál
カリフラワー
콜리플라워
kalafiorasžiedinis kopūstas
ziedkāposti
karfiol
cvetača
blomkål
กะหล่ำดอก
karnabaharkarnıbahar
bông cải

cauliflower

[ˈkɒlɪflaʊəʳ]
A. Ncoliflor f
B. CPD cauliflower cheese Ncoliflor f con queso
cauliflower ear Noreja f deformada por los golpes
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cauliflower

[ˈkɒliflaʊər] nchou-fleur mcauliflower cheese ngratin m de chou-fleur
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cauliflower

nBlumenkohl m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cauliflower

[ˈkɒlɪˌflauəʳ] ncavolfiore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cauliflower

(ˈkoliflauə)
a vegetable of the cabbage family whose white flower-head is used as food.
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cauliflower

قَرْنَبِيط květák blomkål Blumenkohl κουνουπίδι coliflor kukkakaali chou-fleur cvjetača cavolfiore カリフラワー 콜리플라워 bloemkool blomkål kalafior couve-flor капуста цветная blomkål กะหล่ำดอก karnabahar bông cải 花椰菜
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cauliflower

n. coliflor.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cauliflower

n coliflor f
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