The definition of cabbage is a vegetable with large light green or purple leaves formed into a tight head and a short thick stem.(noun)
An example of cabbage is the main ingredient in coleslaw.
See cabbage in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr caboche, earlier caboce < ?
See cabbage in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English caboche
Origin: , from Old North French, head
Origin: , possibly from alteration of Latin caput; see Capital 1.
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