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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
kohlrabi

also kohl-rabi, kohl rabi, kind of cabbage, 1807, from German Kohlrabi (16c.), from Italian cavoli rape, plural of cavolo rapo "cole-rape;" see cole + rape (n.2). Form influenced in German by German kohl "cabbage."

Wiktionary
kohlrabi

n. (taxlink Brassica oleracea var. gongylodes variety noshow=1), a variety of the cabbage, having a turnip-shaped edible stem.

WordNet
kohlrabi
  1. n. plant cultivated for its enlarged fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem [syn: Brassica oleracea gongylodes]

  2. fleshy turnip-shaped edible stem of the kohlrabi plant [syn: turnip cabbage]

  3. [also: kohlrabies (pl)]

Wikipedia
Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi (German turnip or turnip cabbage; Brassica oleracea Gongylodes Group) is an annual vegetable, and is a low, stout cultivar of cabbage. Kohlrabi can be eaten raw as well as cooked. Edible preparations are made with both the stem and the leaves.

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He took his nasty old book away and leafed expressionlessly through the pages, leaving me standing amid potatoes and several representatives of the cabbage family, white cabbage, red cabbage, savoy cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and kohlrabi, wretchedly lonely, for I had left my drum at home.

Various broccolis, bok choys, celery cabbages, round cabbages, and kohlrabi are rendered delicious with a light mince or a few shreds of ginger.

Each part of the garden was cultivated and cross-cultivated, a palimpsest of lettuce and kohlrabi, of onions and mignonette, of sweet peppers and raspberry canes and mint.

Martin McCord spends a surprising amount of his free time there, tending his own rack of fast-growing dwarf strains of carrot, lettuce, radish, and kohlrabi, which he doles out with the grave courtesy of a maiden aunt bestowing sweets on favored nephews and nieces.

He goes out through the kitchen into his garden and eats a kohlrabi raw, tearing off the leaves with his hands and stripping the skin from the bland crisp bulb with his front teeth.

Harry has his little vegetable garden in imitation of the one his parents had in the back yard on Jackson Road, all he grows is lettuce and carrots and kohlrabi, he does love to nibble.

He took his nasty old book away and leafed expressionlessly through the pages, leaving me standing amid potatoes and several representatives of the cabbage family, white cabbage, red cabbage, savoy cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and kohlrabi, wretchedly lonely, for I had left my drum at home.

         He took his nasty old book away and leafed expressionlessly through the pages, leaving me standing amid potatoes and several representatives of the cabbage family, white cabbage, red cabbage, savoy cabbage, Brussels sprouts, and kohlrabi, wretchedly lonely, for I had left my drum at home.