Brassica oleracea var. acephala
From Middle English cale or cal (northern dialect), variant of col (“cole”), from Old English cāl, cāul, cāwel, from Latin caulis. Compare English cole, Icelandic kál (“cabbage”), German Kohl (“cabbage”). Doublet of caulis.
- IPA(key): /keɪl/
- Hyphenation: kale