noun kohl·ra·bi \kōl-ˈrä-bē also -ˈra-\

: a type of cabbage that has a large, round stem and that is eaten as a vegetable

plural kohl·ra·bies

Full Definition of KOHLRABI

:  a cabbage (Brassica oleracea gongylodes) having a greatly enlarged, fleshy, turnip-shaped edible stem; also :  its stem used as a vegetable

Origin of KOHLRABI

German, from Italian cavolo rapa, from cavolo cabbage + rapa turnip
First Known Use: 1807

Rhymes with KOHLRABI

KOHLRABIES Defined for Kids


noun kohl·ra·bi \kōl-ˈrä-bē\

Definition of KOHLRABI for Kids

:  a cabbage that does not form a head but has a fleshy roundish edible stem


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