sea kale

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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. sea hog,
  2. sea holly,
  3. sea hollyhock,
  4. sea horse,
  5. sea islands,
  6. sea king,
  7. sea lace,
  8. sea ladder,
  9. sea lamprey,
  10. sea lane

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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