Definition of kohlrabi noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌkəʊlˈrɑːbi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkoʊlˈrɑːbi//
[uncountable] Vegetables
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a vegetable of the cabbage family whose thick round white stem is eaten See related entries: Vegetables Word Originearly 19th cent.: via German from Italian cavoli rape, plural of cavola rapa, from medieval Latin caulorapa, from Latin caulis ‘stem, cabbage’ + rapum, rapa ‘turnip’; compare with French chou-rave.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kohlrabi