Meaning of kohlrabi in English:


Pronunciation /kəʊlˈrɑːbi/

Translate kohlrabi into Spanish


  • A cabbage of a variety with an edible swollen stem.

    ‘The carrots, zucchini, and kohlrabi for the early meal's main casserole lay beside it.’
    • ‘The pale delicacy of marinated yellowtail is bolstered by a feisty trio of kohlrabi, radish, and mint.’
    • ‘Place the kohlrabi into a juicer and extract the liquid.’
    • ‘Cabbage, cauliflower, turnips, kohlrabi and Brussels sprouts predominate, but he also grows potatoes and sugar snap peas.’
    • ‘The gardeners plant a good mix of vegetables, including cucumbers, snap beans, leaf lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kohlrabi, Swiss chard, beets, onions and more.’


Early 19th century via German from Italian cavoli rape, plural of cavola rapa, from medieval Latin caulorapa, from Latin caulis (see cole) + rapum, rapa ‘turnip’; compare with French chou-rave.