Tuscan kale


Definition of Tuscan kale

: a kale developed in Tuscany with long, wrinkled, dark green leaves that are cooked as a vegetable Another variety becoming more widely available is Tuscan kale, also called lacinato or dinosaur kale. Tuscan kale has long, narrow, very dark leaves with a softer, pebbly texture, not curly.— Shirley Vickers, Detroit Free Press, 26 Apr. 2012

called also black cabbage, black kale, cavolo nero, dinosaur kale, lacinato kale

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1996, in the meaning defined above

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“Tuscan kale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tuscan%20kale. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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