palm cabbage

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noun

the edible bud of a cabbage palm.

Origin of palm cabbage

First recorded in 1695–1705
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Examples from the Web for palm cabbage

  • We ate luncheon—a bit of cold duck, some koonti-bread, and a dish of palm-cabbage.

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