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Cabbage

Cabbage, (Brassica olearacea), biennial vegetable from which other brassicas, such as kale, cauliflower, and broccoli, have been developed. The cabbage originated many centuries ago from the European wild cabbage. It has a characteristic tight “head” of leaves. Cabbages can be boiled or pickled, or fermented in salt to give sauerkraut; also used as animal feed.

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