Definition of dinosaur kale
: tuscan kale The salmon was tasty, but the pork, served with slow-roasted cavolo nero (sometimes called Tuscan or dinosaur kale), was juicy and deeply flavorful … — M. Kathleen Pratt, Chicago Tribune, 15 Oct. 2008 Dinosaur kale is also known as … Tuscan kale and is characterized by its dimpled, firm leaves, which hold up to long cooking times and hearty flavors. — Karoline Boehm Goodnick, Boston Globe, 16 Nov. 2011
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Origin and Etymology of dinosaur kale
so called from the fancied resemblance of its leaves to the skin of a dinosaur
First Known Use: 1996
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