A brassicaceous plant of numerous types cultivated for the leaves that aren't created into a compact head like the cabbage but are loose and tend to be curled or wrinkled kale
- a hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
- A brassicaceous plant of several types, cultivated for its leaves, that aren't formed into a compact head like cabbage, but they are free, and are generally curled or wrinkled; kale.
(letter.) A brassicaceous plant of numerous types, cultivated because of its leaves, which are not created into a tight mind such as the cabbage, but are free, and tend to be curled or wrinkled; kale.