sea kale


noun

a European broad-leaved maritime plant, Crambe maritima, of the mustard family, having fleshy, blue basal leaves, used as a pot plant.

Origin of sea kale

First recorded in 1690–1700
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sea kale


noun

a European coastal plant, Crambe maritima, with broad fleshy leaves and white flowers, cultivated for its edible asparagus-like shoots: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)Compare kale 1
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