Definition of Chinese kale in English:

Chinese kale

Syllabification: Chi·nese kale

noun

  • A leafy green Asian plant of the cabbage family, closely related to broccoli but with more leaf and stem and much smaller florettes. It is commonly used in Asian cooking.
    • Brassica alboglabra, family Brassicaceae
    More example sentences
    • ‘Kailaan,’ which is also known as Chinese broccoli or Chinese kale, is one of the best.
    • The most common vegetables are kangkong, Chinese chive, Chinese kale, pak choi and mini cucumber.
    • Remove leaves from the Chinese kale or cabbage, and cut the stems into 1 inch pieces, then chill for garnish.

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