savoy cabbage

savoy cabbage
noun
1. cabbage plant with a compact head of crinkled leaves
2. head of soft crinkly leaves
Syn: ↑savoy
Hypernyms: ↑head cabbage

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noun
see savoy 1

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a variety of cabbage having a compact head of crinkled, blistered leaves.
[1700-10]

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savoy cabbage UK [səˌvɔɪ ˈkæbɪdʒ] US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular savoy cabbage plural savoy cabbages]
a type of cabbage (=a round green vegetable) whose leaves are curly, not smooth
Thesaurus: vegetableshyponym types of vegetablehypernym

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sa|voy «suh VOY», noun, or savoy cabbage,
a variety of cabbage with a compact head and wrinkled leaves.
[< French (chou de) Savoie (cabbage of) Savoy < Savoie Savoy, a region in France]

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savoy 7 [savoy savoys] [səˈvɔɪ] [səˈvɔɪ] (also saˌvoy ˈcabbage) noun uncountable, countable
a type of ↑cabbage with leaves that are not smooth
 
Word Origin:
late 16th cent.: from Savoy, an area of SE France.

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