sea kale


: a succulent Eurasian perennial herb (Crambe maritima) of the mustard family used as a potherb

Examples of sea kale in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other plants like sea kale, asparagus and endive can also be forced, according to Jeanne Osnas, an ecologist, affiliate faculty member at the University of Alaska Anchorage and co-author of The Botanist in the Kitchen blog. Corey Buhay, Smithsonian Magazine, 16 Apr. 2024 Curious about algae and sea kale sunscreens, vegan lipsticks or gritty exfoliating soaps made from spent coffee grounds? Elizabeth Paton, New York Times, 4 Jan. 2023 Flowering sea kale and poppy mallow were planted in the Moon Garden because these and other blossoms bear light or white petals that seem to glow in the dark. Jeanine Barone, The Know, 23 Feb. 2020 Ellitsgaard plans to serve a 15- to 18-course set menu filled with local ingredients like sea arrow grass, salty sea kale, Norwegian berries and mushrooms. Htv National Desk, Houston Chronicle, 19 June 2019 Some that do survive include lovage, sea kale, sorrel, Sweet Cicely, bunching onions such as scallions and Japanese negi onions, some leeks such as Carentan and Blue Solaise, and dandelions and groundnuts. Margaret Lauterbach, idahostatesman, 24 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1699, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sea kale was in 1699

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“Sea kale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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