כרובית

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined by Eliezer Ben-Yehuda from כרוב(cabbage) +‎ -ית‎, under influence of Arabic قَرْنَبِيط(qarnabīṭ), which itself was derived from Ancient Greek κράμβη (krámbē, cabbage).

NounEdit

כְּרוּבִית (kruvítf

  1. cauliflower

ReferencesEdit

  • כרובית” in the Hebrew Terms Database of the Academy of Hebrew Language

Further readingEdit