kale means: The curly-leafed cabbage member is a loosely grouped member of the cabbage family. These leaves have high levels of vitamins C and A, potassium, calcium, iron, and are often eaten raw or as garnish. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does kale mean?

  • A delicious, curly-leafed, flavorful green that is widely available. You can substitute kale and collards for one another. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Plant (Brassica oleracea var. acephala) A member of the mustard family that has dark-green, spreading leaves, often crinkled, and which can be eaten as a vegetable. (in Merlin Dictionary)