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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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If you didn't prepare your vegetable beds in fall, dig in several inches of well-rotted manure or compost now Sow seeds of beets, carrots, chard, endive, kohlrabi, lettuce, onions, parsnips, peas, radishes, spinach, Swiss chard, and turnips as soon as the soil is free of frost.