Cole meaning

kōl
Any of a genus (Brassica) of plants of the crucifer family; esp., rape.
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(person) 1801-48; U.S. landscape painter.
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An English surname, possibly a nickname from col, Old English "charcoal,coal-black".
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A male given name derived from the surname.
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Brassica; a plant of the Brassica genus, especially those of Brassica oleracea (rape and coleseed).
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(Scotland) A stack or stook of hay.
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Origin of cole

  • Middle English col from Old English cāl from Latin caulis cabbage

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

  • From Middle English, from Old English cāwel, from Germanic, from Latin caulis (“cabbage”). Cognate with Dutch kool, German Kohl

    From Wiktionary