an Irish dish made of potatoes and greens, esp. cabbage, boiled together and mashed
Origin of colcannonIrish c?l ceannan ; from c?l, cabbage (; from Classical Latin caulis) + ceannan, white-headed ; from ceann, white
An Irish dish of mashed potatoes and cabbage, seasoned with butter.
Origin of colcannonIrish Gaelic cál ceannan : cál, cabbage (from Old Irish, from Latin caulis) + ceannan, white-headed (ceann, head from Old Irish cenn + fionn, white, from Old Irish find; see weid- in Indo-European roots).