sea kale

noun

Definition of sea kale

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

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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, "Norway's underwater restaurant is finally open," 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, "Mountain spinach might work as a perennial in the Treasure Valley," 24 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of sea kale

1699, in the meaning defined above

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