colcannon

colcannon

[kuhl-kan-uhn, kawl-kan-]
noun
an Irish dish made of cabbage, kale, or other greens, and potatoes boiled and mashed together.

Origin:
1765–75; < Irish cál ceannann, equivalent to cál (< Latin caulis cabbage) + ceann head + -ann, weak variant of fionn white

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colcannon (kəlˈkænən, ˈkɒlˌkænən)
 
n
a dish, originating in Ireland, of potatoes and cabbage or other greens boiled and mashed together
 
[C18: from Irish Gaelic cál ceannann, literally: white-headed cabbage]

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