1. [syn: kale, kail, cole, borecole, colewort, Brassica oleracea acephala]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Colewort \Cole"wort`\, n. [AS. cawlwyrt; cawl cole + wyrt wort.
1. A variety of cabbage in which the leaves never form a
2. Any white cabbage before the head has become firm.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a
head [syn: kale, kail, cole, borecole, colewort,
Brassica oleracea acephala]