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 mixed with cabbage or kale and often other vegetables, 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 ; see pendragon . ) ( fionn white ) ( from Old Irish find ; see weid- in Indo-European roots.)