Definition of Collard greens

1. Noun. Kale that has smooth leaves.

Exact synonyms: Collards
Generic synonyms: Cole, Kail, Kale

Definition of Collard greens

1. Noun. A plant similar to kale which is a popular food in the rural Southern United States. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collard Greens

collar-stud chalazion
collar blight
collar bone
collar cell
collar incision
collar of Venus
collard greens (current term)
collared anteater
collared antshrike
collared antshrikes
collared dove
collared doves
collared flagellate
collared lizard
collared peccary
collared pika

Literary usage of Collard greens

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1. Potluck: Stories That Taste Like Hawaii by Catherine Bridges Tarleton (2001)
"Cans of Old Bay, blackeyed peas and collard greens. Potluck culture to go. You carry something from Hawai'i to Virginia and from there to here. ..."

2. The Duality of His Life: Human Nature Versus Nurture: An Illustration of the James Spade by James Spade (2006)
"... Tony and Cheryl in a private celebration over collard greens, black-eyed peas and rice—collard greens to bestow a blessing of financial success in terms ..."

3. A Blockaded Family: Life in Southern Alabama During the Civil War by Parthenia Antoinette Hague (1888)
"I have often heard farmers say since the war, and laugh over it, that they had really eaten no good cabbage, turnips, or collard - greens since slavery ..."

4. The Overland Monthly by Bret Harte (1872)
"At zero, we would discuss boiled bacon and collard greens for dinner. As for conversation, we would first enter upon a brief, comprehensive examination of ..."

5. Afoot and Alone: A Walk from Sea to Sea by the Southern Route. Adventures by Stephen Powers (1872)
"At zero I dined off boiled bacon nnd collard greens. Our talk wae about predestination, baptism by immersion, the relativo excellences of salted and gammond ..."

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