cabbage yellows

noun plural but singular in construction

Definition of cabbage yellows

: a destructive disease of cabbage caused by a fungus (Fusarium conglutinans) and characterized by yellowing and dwarfing

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of cabbage yellows

1899, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cabbage yellows

Time Traveler for cabbage yellows

Time Traveler

The first known use of cabbage yellows was in 1899

See more words from the same year

Statistics for cabbage yellows

Cite this Entry

“Cabbage yellows.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Comments on cabbage yellows

What made you want to look up cabbage yellows? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?


Anagram puzzles meet word search.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!