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Definition of Cabbage
CabbageCabbage Cab"bage (k[a^]b"b[asl]j), n. [OE. cabage, fr. F.
cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage,
cabbage head; cf. It. capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl,
hood, cabbage, fr. capo head, L. caput, or fr. It. cappa
cape. See Chief, Cape.] (Bot.)
1. An esculent vegetable of many varieties, derived from the
wild Brassica oleracea of Europe. The common cabbage has
a compact head of leaves. The cauliflower, Brussels
sprouts, etc., are sometimes classed as cabbages.
2. The terminal bud of certain palm trees, used, like,
cabbage, for food. See Cabbage tree, below.
3. The cabbage palmetto. See below.
Cabbage aphis (Zo["o]l.), a green plant-louse (Aphis
brassic[ae]) which lives upon the leaves of the cabbage.
Cabbage beetle (Zo["o]l.), a small, striped flea-beetle
(Phyllotreta vittata) which lives, in the larval state,
on the roots, and when adult, on the leaves, of cabbage
and other cruciferous plants.
Cabbage butterfly (Zo["o]l.), a white butterfly (Pieris
rap[ae] of both Europe and America, and the allied P.
oleracea, a native American species) which, in the larval
state, devours the leaves of the cabbage and the turnip.
See Cabbage worm, below.
Cabbage fly (Zo["o]l.), a small two-winged fly (Anthomyia
brassic[ae]), which feeds, in the larval or maggot state,
on the roots of the cabbage, often doing much damage to
Cabbage head, the compact head formed by the leaves of a
cabbage; -- contemptuously or humorously, and
colloquially, a very stupid and silly person; a numskull.
Cabbage palmetto, a species of palm tree (Sabal Palmetto)
found along the coast from North Carolina to Florida.
Cabbage rose (Bot.), a species of rose (Rosa centifolia)
having large and heavy blossoms.
Cabbage tree, Cabbage palm, a name given to palms having
a terminal bud called a cabbage, as the Sabal Palmetto
of the United States, and the Euterpe oleracea and
Oreodoxa oleracea of the West Indies.
Cabbage worm (Zo["o]l.), the larva of several species of
moths and butterflies, which attacks cabbages. The most
common is usually the larva of a white butterfly. See
Cabbage butterfly, above. The cabbage cutworms, which
eat off the stalks of young plants during the night, are
the larv[ae] of several species of moths, of the genus
Agrotis. See Cutworm.
(a) Sea kale
(b) . The original Plant (Brassica oleracea), from which
the cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, etc., have been
derived by cultivation.
Thousand-headed cabbage. See Brussels sprouts.
Cabbage Cab"bage, v. i.
To form a head like that the cabbage; as, to make lettuce
CabbageCabbage Cab"bage, v. i. [imp. & p. p Cabbaged (-b[asl]jd);
p. pr. & vb. n. Cabbaging (-b[asl]*j[i^]ng).] [F. cabasser,
fr. OF. cabas theft; cf. F. cabas basket, and OF. cabuser to
To purloin or embezzle, as the pieces of cloth remaining
after cutting out a garment; to pilfer.
Your tailor . . . cabbages whole yards of cloth.
Cabbage Cab"bage, n.
Cloth or clippings cabbaged or purloined by one who cuts out
Meaning of Cabbage from wikipedia
(comprising several cultivars
of Br****ica oleracea) is a leafy
green, red (purple), or white
(pale green) biennial plant grown
as an annual
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- (/ˈsaʊ.ərkraʊt/; German: [ˈzaʊɐˌkʁaʊt] (listen), lit. "sour cabbage
") is finely
cut raw cabbage
that has been fermented
by various lactic
- for cabbage
turnip; Br****ica oleracea Gongylodes
Group), also called German
turnip, is a biennial
vegetable, a low, stout cultivar
of wild cabbage
- Kale (/keɪl/) or leaf cabbage
is one of certain cultivars
(Br****ica oleracea) grown
for their edible
some are used as ornamentals...
- Napa or nappa cabbage
(Br****ica rapa subsp. pekinensis
or Br****ica rapa Pekinensis
Group) is a type of Chinese cabbage originating
near the Beijing
- plant species
many common foods
as cultivars, including cabbage
, broccoli, cauliflower, kale, Brussels
- The cabbage
soup diet is a radical weight
loss diet designed around heavy consumption
of a low-calorie cabbage
soup over seven
days. It is generally
- Chinese cabbage
(Br****ica rapa, subspecies pekinensis
and chinensis) can refer
to two groups
leaf vegetables often
used in Chinese
- A cabbage
roll is a dish consisting
of cooked cabbage leaves wrapped around
of fillings. It is common
to the cuisines
of the Balkans, Central...
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