red cabbage

a variety of the edible cabbage, Brassica oleracea, having deep reddish-purple leaves.

1605–15 Unabridged
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red cabbage

1. cabbage plant with a compact head of reddish purple leaves 
2. compact head of purplish-red leaves 
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Some pigments in leaves--such as the reddish-purple in rhubarb or red
  cabbage--are not involved in photosynthesis at all.
Another favorite is the pork tenderloin cured in-house and served with braised
  red cabbage and mashed potatoes.
It is simple, with fresh red cabbage, and good carrots.
The chemical in beets and red cabbage is called anthocyanin.
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