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Related to cole: cole slaw
cabbage or rape plant: cole slaw
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[Middle English col, from Old English cāl, from Latin caulis, cabbage.]
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(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]
(Biography) Nat 'King', real name Nathaniel Adams Cole. 1917–65, US popular singer and jazz pianist
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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]
Thomas, 1801–48, U.S. painter, born in England.
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|Noun||1.||cole - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head|
collard - variety of kale having smooth leaves
|2.||cole - coarse curly-leafed cabbage|
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