dinosaur kale

noun

Definition of dinosaur kale

US

  1. :  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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