Scotch kale


Definition of Scotch kale

: any of various kales with light green tightly curled leaves

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First Known Use of Scotch kale

1759, in the meaning defined above

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“Scotch kale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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