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Noun: kale  keyl
  1. [US, informal] The most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender
    - money, coin [US, informal], boodle [informal], bread [informal], cabbage [US, informal], clams [US, informal], dinero [N. Amer, informal], dough [informal], gelt [informal], lettuce [US, informal], lolly [Brit, informal], lucre [informal], loot [informal], moolah [N. Amer, informal], pelf [archaic, informal], scratch [informal], shekels [informal], simoleons [US, informal], sugar [informal], wampum [N. Amer, informal], dibs [archaic, informal], wonga [Brit, informal], brass [Brit, informal], moola [N. Amer, informal], dosh [Brit, informal], mazuma [US, informal]
     
  2. A hardy cabbage with coarse curly leaves that do not form a head
    - kail, cole, borecole, colewort, Brassica oleracea acephala
     
  3. Coarse curly-leafed cabbage
    - kail, cole

Derived forms: kales

Type of: cabbage, chou, crucifer, cruciferous plant, medium of exchange, monetary system

Part of: Brassica, genus Brassica, money supply

Encyclopedia: Kale, Mawal