head cabbage

Definitions of head cabbage
  1. noun
    any of various cultivated cabbage plants having a short thick stalk and large compact head of edible usually green leaves
    synonyms: Brassica oleracea capitata, head cabbage plant
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    types:
    savoy cabbage
    cabbage plant with a compact head of crinkled leaves
    red cabbage
    cabbage plant with a compact head of reddish purple leaves
    type of:
    Brassica oleracea, cabbage, cultivated cabbage
    any of various cultivars of the genus Brassica oleracea grown for their edible leaves or flowers
  2. noun
    any of several varieties of cabbage having a large compact globular head; may be steamed or boiled or stir-fried or used raw in coleslaw
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    types:
    red cabbage
    compact head of purplish-red leaves
    savoy, savoy cabbage
    head of soft crinkly leaves
    type of:
    cabbage, chou
    any of various types of cabbage
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