calabrese

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

calabrese (countable and uncountable, plural calabreses)

  1. A particular type of sprouting broccoli.
    • 2007, Gregory Holyoake, Scarecrows, page 171:
      Jean Bean was responsible for the twenty comical characters protecting transplanted cabbages, cauliflowers and calabreses.
    • 2010, Geoff Stebbings, Growing Your Own Fruit and Veg For Dummies, →ISBN:
      Although most people don't make much distinction between calabrese and broccoli, gardeners need to know the difference. Calabrese is a quick-growing crop, usually maturing in three or four months, and the plants aren't frost hardy.
    • 2010, Sven Wombwell, Allotment Gardening For Dummies, →ISBN:
      Sow calabrese indoors.
    • 2015, Mark Diacono, The New Kitchen Garden, →ISBN:
      Some things I'm prepared to persevere with but my patience has an elastic limit and with calabrese it snapped.

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Etymology[edit]

Calabria +‎ -ese

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ka.laˈbre.ze/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧la‧bré‧se

Adjective[edit]

calabrese (masculine and feminine plural calabresi)

  1. Calabrian

Noun[edit]

calabrese m (plural calabresi)

  1. Calabrian (male)

calabrese f (plural calabresi)

  1. Calabrian (female)

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