Definitions for kohlrabikoʊlˈrɑ bi, -ˈræb i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

kohl•ra•bikoʊlˈrɑ bi, -ˈræb i(n.)(pl.)-bies.

  1. a cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleracea gongylodes, of the mustard family, with an edible bulblike stem.

    Category: Plants

Origin of kohlrabi:

1800–10; < G < It cavolrape

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kohlrabi, Brassica oleracea gongylodes(noun)

    plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem

  2. kohlrabi, turnip cabbage(noun)

    fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant


  1. kohlrabi(Noun)

    A cultivar of the cabbage, Brassica oleracea, having a turnip-shaped edible stem.

  2. Origin: From the Kohlrabi, from Kohl (cabbage) + Rabi (turnip), from the cavoli rape, the plural of cavolo rapa (cole rape).


  1. Kohlrabi

    Kohlrabi is a perennial vegetable, and is a low, stout cultivar of cabbage. Kohlrabi can be eaten raw as well as cooked.


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