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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.||colewort - a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head|
collard - variety of kale having smooth leaves