noun, plural kohl·ra·bies.
Origin of kohlrabi
Examples from the Web for kohlrabi
Peel, slice, and soak the kohlrabi in cold water for half an hour.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book|Myrtle Reed
In the true turnip the swelling is underground, but like the cabbage, kohlrabi forms its edible part above ground.The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming.|Ellen Eddy Shaw
The kohlrabi were grown extensively in Germany and tasted alright but were very woody in texture.
Cook the kohlrabi in boiling salted water until tender and then drain the water from it.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
They also gave out potatoes, kohlrabi, bread and blood sausage at times.
British Dictionary definitions for kohlrabi
noun plural -bies
Word Origin for kohlrabi
Word Origin and History for kohlrabi
also kohl-rabi, kohl rabi, kind of cabbage, 1807, from German Kohlrabi (16c.), from Italian cavoli rape, plural of cavolo rapo "cole-rape;" see cole + rape (n.2). Form influenced in German by German kohl "cabbage."