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cole

cabbage or rape plant: cole slaw
Not to be confused with:
coal – a combustible mineral used as fuel: They used coal for heating their homes.
kohl – a preparation used as eye makeup: She accented her eyes with kohl.
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cole

 (kōl)
n.
See kale.

[Middle English col, from Old English cāl, from Latin caulis, cabbage.]
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cole

(kəʊl)
n
(Plants) any of various plants of the genus Brassica, such as the cabbage and rape. Also called: colewort
[Old English cāl, from Latin caulis plant stalk, cabbage]

Cole

(kəʊl)
n
(Biography) Nat 'King', real name Nathaniel Adams Cole. 1917–65, US popular singer and jazz pianist
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cole

(koʊl)

n.
any of various plants of the genus Brassica, of the mustard family, esp. kale or rape.
[before 1000; Middle English col(e), Old English cāl, cāw(e)l < Latin caulis stalk, cabbage, akin to Greek kaulós stalk. compare kohlrabi]

Cole

(koʊl)

n.
Thomas, 1801–48, U.S. painter, born in England.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cole - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a headcole - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
crucifer, cruciferous plant - any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
Brassica, genus Brassica - mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
collard - variety of kale having smooth leaves
2.cole - coarse curly-leafed cabbage
cabbage, chou - any of various types of cabbage
collard greens, collards - kale that has smooth leaves
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