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savoy (səˈvɔɪ Pronunciation for savoy



  1. a cultivated variety of cabbage, Brassica oleracea capitata, having a compact head and wrinkled leaves

Word Origin

C16: named after the Savoy region

Savoy1 (səˈvɔɪ Pronunciation for Savoy1



  1. an area of SE France, bordering on Italy, mainly in the Savoy Alps: a duchy in the late Middle Ages and part of the Kingdom of Sardinia from 1720 to 1860, when it became part of France French name: Savoie

Savoy2 (səˈvɔɪ Pronunciation for Savoy2



  1. a noble family of Italy that ruled over the duchy of Savoy and became the royal house of Italy (1861–1946): the oldest reigning dynasty in Europe before the dissolution of the Italian monarchy

Example Sentences Including 'savoy'

New potatoes 88p per lb (10p); savoy cabbage 99p (4p); imported leek £1 per lb (1p in my garden).
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve with potato, celeriac mash and savoy cabbage.
Country Life (2004)
You'll want something green, such as french beans or savoy cabbage, or some root vegetables, to cut through the richness of the duck.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
ground turkey 2 cups finely chopped savoy cabbage 1/ 3 cup grated carrot 2 green onions, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp.
Toronto Sun (2003)
seared fillet of Tasmanian salmon resting on creamed leek, savoy cabbage and champagne sauce.
Misc (1995)


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