Kohl

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German kōlo.

Noun[edit]

Kohl m (genitive Kohls or Kohles, plural Kohle)

  1. cabbage (plant of the genus Brassica)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unclear. Several possibilities have been suggested, including derivation from Romani and derivation from Hebrew קוֹל‎.

Noun[edit]

Kohl m (genitive Kohls or Kohles, no plural)

  1. nonsense; idiocy; foolishness