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kohlrabi

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

Simple Definition of kohlrabi

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of kohlrabi

plural

kohlrabies

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

Origin and Etymology of kohlrabi

German, from Italian cavolo rapa, from cavolo cabbage + rapa turnip


First Known Use: 1807


KOHLRABI Defined for Kids

kohlrabi

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noun kohl·ra·bi \kōl-ˈrä-bē\

Definition of kohlrabi for Students

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




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