Colcannon Definition

kŏl-kănən
noun
An Irish dish made of potatoes and greens, esp. cabbage, boiled together and mashed.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Colcannon

Noun

Singular:
colcannon
Plural:
colcannons

Origin of Colcannon

  • Irish 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 weid- in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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