noun col·can·non \käl-ˈka-nən\

Definition of colcannon

  1. :  potatoes and cabbage boiled and mashed together with butter and seasoning

Origin and Etymology of colcannon

Irish cál ceannan, literally, white-speckled cabbage

First Known Use: circa 1785

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