1. [ noun ] (botany) any of various cultivated cabbage plants having a short thick stalk and large compact head of edible usually green leaves
Synonyms: Brassica_oleracea_capitata head_cabbage_plant
Related terms: cabbage red_cabbage savoy_cabbage
2. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) any of several varieties of cabbage having a large compact globular head; may be steamed or boiled or stir-fried or used raw in coleslaw
Related terms: cabbage savoy_cabbage red_cabbage