coleseed
Cole Cole (k[=o]l), n. [OE. col, caul, AS. cawl, cawel, fr. L. caulis, the stalk or stem of a plant, esp. a cabbage stalk, cabbage, akin to Gr. kaylo`s. Cf. {Cauliflower}, {Kale}.] (Bot.) A plant of the {Brassica} or Cabbage genus; esp. that form of {Brassica oleracea} called {rape} and {coleseed}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Coleseed — Cole seed , n. The common rape or cole. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coleseed — /kohl seed /, n. 1. the seed of the rape. 2. rape2. [bef. 1000; ME; OE cawel saed. See COLE, SEED] * * * …   Universalium

  • coleseed — n. common cole or rape (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coleseed — cole·seed …   English syllables

  • coleseed — n. = COLE 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brassica — Bras si*ca, prop. n. [L., cabbage.] (Bot.) A genus of plants embracing several species and varieties differing much in appearance and qualities: such as the common cabbage ({Brassica oleracea}), broccoli, cauliflowers, etc.; the wild turnip… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brassica campestris — Brassica Bras si*ca, prop. n. [L., cabbage.] (Bot.) A genus of plants embracing several species and varieties differing much in appearance and qualities: such as the common cabbage ({Brassica oleracea}), broccoli, cauliflowers, etc.; the wild… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brassica napus — Brassica Bras si*ca, prop. n. [L., cabbage.] (Bot.) A genus of plants embracing several species and varieties differing much in appearance and qualities: such as the common cabbage ({Brassica oleracea}), broccoli, cauliflowers, etc.; the wild… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brassica oleracea — Brassica Bras si*ca, prop. n. [L., cabbage.] (Bot.) A genus of plants embracing several species and varieties differing much in appearance and qualities: such as the common cabbage ({Brassica oleracea}), broccoli, cauliflowers, etc.; the wild… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brassica oleracea — Cole Cole (k[=o]l), n. [OE. col, caul, AS. cawl, cawel, fr. L. caulis, the stalk or stem of a plant, esp. a cabbage stalk, cabbage, akin to Gr. kaylo s. Cf. {Cauliflower}, {Kale}.] (Bot.) A plant of the {Brassica} or Cabbage genus; esp. that form …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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