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Scotch kale Line breaks: Scotch kale

Definition of Scotch kale in English:


[mass noun]
Kale of a variety with purplish leaves.
Example sentences
  • Curly leaved kales such as Scottish kale (Scotch kale in the USA) are less coarse and rigid than the plain kinds, and are still popular as food.
  • Kale is most often grown north of the Mason-Dixon Line; Scotch kale's botanical sister, collards, fills the same dietary niche in the South.

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