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Date: 1700-1800
Origin: colewort type of cabbage (14-21 centuries), from cole 'plant of the cabbage family' (11-21 centuries) (from Old English cal, from Latin caulis 'cabbage') + wort 'plant' (11-21 centuries) (from Old English wyrt)

collard greens

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish, Plants
col‧lard greens [plural] American English
DFFHBP a vegetable with large green leaves, eaten cooked

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