black cabbage

noun

: tuscan kale
If you can't find black cabbage—also known as dinosaur kale or cavolo nero—you can substitute green kale.Carla Spartos, New York Post, 13 Jan. 2010
… pot-roasted partridge goes beautifully with pancetta, black cabbage and onions.James Suckling, Wine Spectator, 28 Feb. 1997

Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of black cabbage was in 1855

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“Black cabbage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20cabbage. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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