Definition of kale in English:


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Pronunciation: /keɪl
(also kail)


[mass noun]
  • 1A hardy cabbage of a variety which produces erect stems with large leaves and no compact head. See also curly kale.
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    • Some vegetables in this category include cabbage, collards, kale, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, mustard greens, turnips and radishes.
    • These include: sweet peas, French beans, runner beans, endive, kale, red cabbage, and ruby chard.
    • Besides milk and milk products, excellent sources of calcium include calcium-fortified orange juice, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, kale and bok choy.
  • 2North American informal , • dated Money.


Middle English: northern English form of cole.

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