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sea kale

noun

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


sea kale

noun

  1. See kale
    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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Word History and Origins

Origin of sea kale1

First recorded in 1690–1700

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Example Sentences

You'll see her yourself this evening, and then you can tell her whether or no the sea-kale was worth the eating!

And yet she had done her best, and placed before him a sweetbread and dish of sea-kale that ought to have made him enthusiastic.

I find that drops of sea-water corrode sea-kale if bloom is removed; also the var.

Sea Kale needs well dug, well manured soil and plenty of water.

Throw the sea kale when washed into boiling water; in about twenty minutes, if it is young, it will be tender.

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