Definition of kohlrabi
: a cabbage (Brassica oleracea gongylodes) having a greatly enlarged, fleshy, turnip-shaped edible stem; also : its stem used as a vegetable
Recent Examples of kohlrabi from the Web
Snap peas, kohlrabi, and broccoli spigarello are tossed with a lemongrass dressing that stars the sour Turkish pepper urfa biber.
Loads of vendors are lined up for the Saturday market, including Rempel Family Farm, which will have green onions and kohlrabi for the first time.
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.
Wild Mix: Broccoli leaves, broccoli rabe, dandelion greens, microgreens, kohlrabi.
In the other, a cabbage cousin, kohlrabi, snuggles up to crisp fennel.
Firm vegetables that lend themselves to shredding include cucumbers, summer squash, fennel, kohlrabi, potatoes, beets, carrots and rutabagas.
And what about kohlrabi, cardoon, pomelos, rambutan or cherimoya?
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Origin and Etymology of kohlrabi
German, from Italian cavolo rapa, from cavolo cabbage + rapa turnip
First Known Use: 1807See Words from the same year
KOHLRABI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kohlrabi for English Language Learners
: a type of cabbage that has a large, round stem and that is eaten as a vegetable
KOHLRABI Defined for Kids
Definition of kohlrabi for Students
: a cabbage that does not form a head but has a fleshy roundish edible stem
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