cavolo nero

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cavolo nero (literally black cabbage).

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Noun[edit]

cavolo nero (uncountable)

  1. A cultivar of kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) with dark blue-green leaves, traditionally used in Tuscan cuisine.
    Synonyms: Tuscan kale, Italian kale, black kale, lacinato, palm tree kale

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Italian[edit]

cavolo nero (1)
cavolo nero (2)

Etymology[edit]

Literally “black cabbage”.

Noun[edit]

cavolo nero m (uncountable)

  1. kale (Brassica oleracea var. acephala, edible plant similar to cabbage)
  2. (specifically) cavolo nero (Tuscan cultivar of kale)

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