kohlrabi

noun kohl·ra·bi \ kōl-ˈrä-bē also -ˈra- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of kohlrabi

plural kohlrabies
: a cabbage (Brassica oleracea gongylodes) having a greatly enlarged, fleshy, turnip-shaped edible stem; also : its stem used as a vegetable

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Origin and Etymology of kohlrabi

German, from Italian cavolo rapa, from cavolo cabbage + rapa turnip


KOHLRABI Defined for English Language Learners

kohlrabi

noun

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

kohlrabi

noun kohl·ra·bi \ kōl-ˈrä-bē \

Definition of kohlrabi for Students

: a cabbage that does not form a head but has a fleshy roundish edible stem


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