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cole kind of cabbage. XIV. — ON. kál, corr. to OE. cāwel, cāul, MDu. cōle (Du. kool), OHG. chōlo, kōl(i) (G. kohl), and Ir., Gael, cál, W. cawl, all — L. caulis (later caulus, -a) stem, stalk, cabbage. Surviving mainly as in coleseed (prob. — Du. koolzaad; cf. OE. cāwelsǣd), colewort XIV. Cf. KALE.

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cole

cole / kōl/ • n. chiefly archaic a brassica, esp. cabbage, kale, or rape.

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cole

cole, coleseed See rape.

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