ETYM Old Eng. cabage, from French cabus headed (of cabbages), chou cabus headed cabbage, cabbage head; cf. Italian capuccio a little head, cappuccio cowl, hood, cabbage, from capo head, Latin caput, or from Italian cappa cape. Related to Chief, Cape.
1. Any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers; SYN. cultivated cabbage, Brassica oleracea.
2. Any of various types of cabbage; SYN. chou.
Plant Brassica oleracea of the cress family Cruciferae, allied to the turnip and wild mustard, or charlock. It is a table vegetable, cultivated as early as 2000 BC, and the numerous commercial varieties include kale, Brussels sprouts, common cabbage, savoy, cauliflower, sprouting broccoli, and kohlrabi.
Vrsta glavičastog povrća.
To steal, filch.