Definition of Colewort

1. Noun. A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head.

Exact synonyms: Borecole, Brassica Oleracea Acephala, Cole, Kail, Kale
Generic synonyms: Crucifer, Cruciferous Plant
Group relationships: Brassica, Genus Brassica
Specialized synonyms: Collard



Definition of Colewort

1. n. A variety of cabbage in which the leaves never form a compact head.

Definition of Colewort

1. Noun. A plant of the genus ''Brassica''; now specifically, a Brassica plant without a head used for food, such as kale. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Colewort

1. cole [n -S] - See also: cole

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colewort

coleslaws
colessee
colessees
colessor
colessors
colestaff
colestaves
colestipol
colestrum
colet
coleta
coletas
colets
coleus
coleuses
colewort (current term)
coleworts
coley
coleys
coli granuloma
colibacillosis
colibacillus
colibri
colibris
colic
colic arteries
colic artery
colic impression
colic intussusception
colic lymph nodes

Literary usage of Colewort

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1. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1904)
"Kail-yard», colewort. Sait. (2) о. To throw stones awk. wardly. Suff. KAILE, ». To decline in health. North. KAILEY, adj. An epithet applied to red stony ..."

2. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1859)
"... colewort, purple and white Cottager's kale, and Silver beet. The whole show was highly creditable to the Society, and we regret we have no space to ..."

3. The Kitchen and Fruit Gardener: A Select Manual of Kitchen Gardening, and (1847)
"RAPE, or colewort.—It is sown exactly like mustard, to use as salad, and is raised in the same manner. It is cultivated in large quantities in the vicinity ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... caraway, coriander, cumin, aniseed, and red pepper. colewort, the poppy, the castor-oil plant, sesame, and flai. The high coarse grass called ..."

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