Cabbage

Cabbage (brassica oleracea) in the garden on a path outdoor shot

Wild Cabbage

Brassica oleracea var. Capitata

Cabbage (Wiktionary)

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæbɪdʒ/
  • Hyphenation: cab‧bage
  • Homophones: CABG (one pronunciation)
  • Rhymes: -æbɪdʒ

Etymology 1

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 (

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