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collard

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noun col·lard \ˈkä-lərd\

Definition of collard

  1. :  a cabbage (Brassica oleracea acephala) related to kale and having a loose head of stalked smooth leaves; also :  its leaves cooked and eaten as a vegetable —usually used in plural —called also collard greens



Origin and Etymology of collard

alteration of colewort


First Known Use: 1755

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