Definition of dog's cabbage in English:

dog's cabbage

noun

rare
  • 1A fleshy plant, Theligonum cynocrambe (family Rubiaceae), grown as a pot-herb in Mediterranean regions.

  • 2Dog's mercury.

Origin

Early 18th century; earliest use found in John Browne (1642–?1702/3), surgeon. After Hellenistic Greek κυνοκράμβη from ancient Greek κυνο- + κράμβη.