Meaning of swamp cabbage in English:

swamp cabbage


  • The skunk cabbage of western North America (Lysichiton americanum ), the leaves of which are sometimes used in cooking.

    ‘Asparagus, barley, beans, carrot, celery, coriander, swamp cabbage, wheat and dozens of other common foods are worse than orange as sources of potassium.’
    • ‘It's become the usual party fare in Clewiston, along with roasted wild pig, curried goat, swamp cabbage, beans and rice, and grilled chicken for when the pig runs out.’
    • ‘People make their specialties, things like swamp cabbage, chowder, hush puppies, Laura's coconut cake, Brenda's Texas cake and Clarence's fish.’