Definition of 'cauliflower'
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Example sentences containing 'cauliflower'
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This pretty celebration of early summer vegetables is really glorified cauliflower cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Now he knows the real names of broccoli and cauliflower. The Sun (2014)The cheese for things like cauliflower cheese thickens the sauce further. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The cauliflower cheese was very al dente with no taste of cheese at all. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The cauliflower cheese can be frozen at this point. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Got it back and requested cauliflower cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Fresh tomatoes give the dish a summery finish while retaining the comfort factor of cauliflower cheese. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you are cooking a large cauliflower, double the ingredients for the sauce. Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)And served with cauliflower ears, obviously. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Top with the broccoli, cauliflower and cherry tomatoes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Add broccoli and cauliflower, stir and place lid over saucepan. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He sports cauliflower ears and is nicknamed Crazy Horse. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With their cauliflower ears, arms like hams of bacon and battered faces, which characters do the players resemble? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Would you have a job in TV if you looked like a Neanderthal and had cauliflower ears? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It can also be risky if the car you're confronting happens to be carrying passengers with face tattoos, cauliflower ears and no necks. The Sun (2009)I planted out the last remaining winter vegetables, cauliflower and sprouting broccoli, and tried different forms of mulch around them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I had cauliflower ears that were so badly swollen I could see them without a mirror. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To go with them I made a fluffy white purée of cauliflower and almonds, sparked into life with a squeeze of lemon juice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'cauliflower'
British English: cauliflower /ˈkɒlɪˌflaʊə/ NOUN
A cauliflower is a large, round, white vegetable surrounded by green leaves.
- American English: cauliflower
- Arabic: قَرْنَبِيط
- Brazilian Portuguese: couve-flor
- Chinese: 花椰菜
- Croatian: cvjetača
- Czech: květák
- Danish: blomkål
- Dutch: bloemkool
- European Spanish: coliflor
- Finnish: kukkakaali
- French: chou-fleur
- German: Blumenkohl
- Greek: κουνουπίδι
- Italian: cavolfiore
- Japanese: カリフラワー
- Korean: 콜리플라워
- Norwegian: blomkål
- Polish: kalafior
- European Portuguese: couve-flor
- Romanian: conopidă
- Russian: капуста цветная
- Spanish: coliflor
- Swedish: blomkål
- Thai: กะหล่ำดอก
- Turkish: karnabahar
- Ukrainian: цвітна капуста
- Vietnamese: bông cải
Definition of cauliflower from the Collins English Dictionary
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