Pronunciation: (kô'lu-flou"ur, -lē-, kol'u-, kol'ē-), [key]
1. a form of cultivated plant, Brassica oleracea botrytis, of the mustard family, whose inflorescence forms a compact, usually whitish head. Cf. broccoli.
2. this head, used as a vegetable.
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