lacinato kale

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la·​ci·​na·​to kale | \ ˌlä-sə-ˈnä-tō- How to pronounce lacinato kale (audio) \

Definition of lacinato kale

: tuscan kale Not ordinary kale but Tuscan kale, or cavolo nero. This type of kale is sometimes sold in America as lacinato kale.— Nancy Harmon Jenkins, Food & Wine, March 2001 Dungeness crab cakes accompanied by shaved daikon or the black truffle-roasted hen with tender steamed lacinato kale.— Todd Coleman, Saveur, October 2006

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1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Lacinato kale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lacinato%20kale. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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