Definition of collard
: a cabbage (Brassica oleracea acephala) related to kale and having a loose head of stalked smooth leaves; also : its leaves cooked and eaten as a vegetable —usually used in plural —called also collard greens
Recent Examples of collard from the Web
Other produce to look for on Saturday includes spinach, kale, chard, collards, arugula, radishes, pac choi, kohlrabi, turnips and other items.
The cruciferous family includes an interesting assortment of vegetables — arugula, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, cabbage, kohlrabi, kale, radishes, turnips, watercress and bok choy, as well as collard, mustard and turnip greens.
The American offerings were blackened catfish and collard greens.
Benne seeds (aka sesame seeds), which came to South Carolina from Africa circa 1730, freckle smoked carrots nestled among collard greens planted in tahini sauce that amplifies the sesame flavor.
Smothered pork chops with collard greens and corn bread.
Smith urges him to try her crowd-pleasing macaroni and cheese, candied yams and collard greens, too.
The food came from recipes shared by local home cooks—collards, pasta salad, vegan chili and more.
Seventh-grader Jayden Young tried collard greens and kale for the first time this week.
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Origin and Etymology of collard
alteration of colewort
First Known Use: 1755See Words from the same year
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