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cabbage

noun uk   /ˈkæb.ɪdʒ/ us  
B1 [C or U] a large round vegetable with large green, white, or purple leaves that can be eaten cooked or uncooked: a savoy cabbage red/white cabbage [C] UK offensive a person who has lost all their powers of thought or speech usually as the result of a serious accident or illness
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in Korean 배추…
in Arabic كُرُنْب, مَلْفوف…
in French chou…
in Turkish lahana…
in Italian cavolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 捲心菜, 洋白菜, 甘藍…
in Russian капуста…
in Polish kapusta…
in Spanish repollo…
in Portuguese repolho…
in German der Kohl…
in Catalan col…
in Japanese キャベツ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 卷心菜, 洋白菜, 甘蓝…
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