: the compact head formed by the leaves of a cabbage
: a thick-witted person
: an abnormal growth in rutabagas caused by the larvae of a gall midge (Contarinia nasturtii) feeding in the basal part of the stalks

Word History

First Known Use

1682, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of cabbagehead was in 1682

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“Cabbagehead.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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