- any of several plants (genus Brassica) of the crucifer family, esp. rape, whose seeds yield an oil used in lubricants, salad dressings, etc.
- this oilin full colza oil
Origin of colzaFrench ; from Dutch koolzaad ; from kool, a cabbage (akin to cole) + zaad, seed
Origin of colzaFrench, from Dutch koolzaad : kool, cabbage (from Middle Dutch c&omacron;le, from Latin caulis) + zaad, seed (from Middle Dutch saet; see s&emacron;- in Indo-European roots).