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  1. a variety of green sprouting broccoli
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Word Origin for calabrese

C20: from Italian: Calabrian
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Historical Examples of calabrese

  • Beneath the latter are frescoes of events in the life of St. Andrew by Calabrese.

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare

  • But the style of the decadence makes itself less felt in the work of the Calabrese than in that of the Venetian.

  • Calabrese, allured by the novelty of his style, repaired to Cento, to avail himself of his instructions.

  • During the whole 17th century we find but one worthy to be mentioned, Giacchino Greco (il Calabrese).

  • His hair was black; he was of a complexion neither too pink, like a grocer's assistant, nor yet too brown, like a Calabrese.

    The Firm of Nucingen

    Honore de Balzac