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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