Brassica oleracea var. Capitata
- IPA(key): /ˈkæbɪdʒ/
- Hyphenation: cab‧bage
- Homophones: CABG (one pronunciation)
- Rhymes: -æbɪdʒ
From Middle English caboche, cabage (“cabbage”; “a certain fish”), a borrowing from Anglo-Norman caboche (“head”), a northern variant of caboce, of uncertain origin. Some authorities derive it from Latin caput (“head”), others from ca- (said to be an expressive prefix) + boce (...