dog cabbage

variants: or dog's cabbage

Definition of dog cabbage

: a fleshy southern European herb (Cynocrambe prostrata) often eaten as a potherb

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First Known Use of dog cabbage

1712, in the meaning defined above

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“Dog cabbage.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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