Definition of lacinato kale
: tuscan kale Not ordinary kale but Tuscan kale, or cavolo nero. This type of kale is sometimes sold in America as lacinato kale.— Nancy Harmon Jenkins, Food & Wine, March 2001 Dungeness crab cakes accompanied by shaved daikon or the black truffle-roasted hen with tender steamed lacinato kale.— Todd Coleman, Saveur, October 2006
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