[kol-erd] /ˈkɒl ərd/

a variety of kale, Brassica oleracea acephala, grown in the southern U.S., having a rosette of green leaves.
collards, Also called collard greens. the leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable.
a variety of the cabbage, Brassica oleracea acephala, having a crown of edible leaves See also kale1
the leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable

1755, American English, corruption of colewort (Middle English) “cabbage,” later especially “kale, greens;” first element related to the cole in coleslaw; for second element, see wort.


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