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colcannon

[kuh l-kan-uh n, kawl-kan-] /kəlˈkæn ən, ˈkɔl kæn-/
noun
1.
an Irish dish made of cabbage, kale, or other greens, and potatoes boiled and mashed together.
Origin
1765-1775
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/
noun
1.
a dish, originating in Ireland, of potatoes and cabbage or other greens boiled and mashed together
Word Origin
C18: from Irish Gaelic cál ceannann, literally: white-headed cabbage
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