cabbagehead

noun

Definition of cabbagehead

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

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First Known Use of cabbagehead

1682, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Cabbagehead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cabbagehead. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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