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cole

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noun \ˈkōl\

Definition of cole

  1. :  any of several brassicas; especially :  any of various crop plants (as broccoli, kale, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, and kohlrabi) derived from the same wild cabbage (Brassica oleracea)



Origin and Etymology of cole

Middle English, from Old English cāl, from Latin caulis stem, cabbage; akin to Greek kaulos stem, Latvian kauls


First Known Use: before 12th century


Cole

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biographical name \ˈkōl\

Definition of Cole

  1. Thomas 1801–1848 Am. (Eng.-born) painter




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