- a hardy vegetable (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) of the crucifer family, with loose, spreading, curled leaves that do not form a head
- any cabbage or greens
- a broth made of cabbage or other greens
- Slang money; esp., paper money
Origin of kaleScottish kale, kail, variant, variety of cole
- A plant (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) in the mustard family, having dark green, spreading, usually crinkled leaves that are eaten as a vegetable. Also called borecole . Also called cole . Also called colewort .
- Slang Money.
Origin of kaleMiddle English col, kal ; see cole .