cauliflower cauliflower  /ˈkɑ ləf ˌlaʊ ər/


  1. (n) a plant having a large edible head of crowded white flower buds
  2. (n) compact head of white undeveloped flowers


  1. The cauliflower ear, characteristic flora of the prize ring, is withering away.
  2. Gavilan, who bears the ugly scars of his professioncauliflower ears, flattened nose, scarred eye tissuewas merely the welterweight champion of the world.
  3. The back was horrible, because from it hung, as far down as the middle of the thigh, huge, sack-like masses of flesh covered by the same loathsome cauliflower skin.


  1. Squash, cauliflower, and chickpea curry

    Serves 4, with leftovers 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 medium onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 piece (1 inch) fresh ginger, chopped 2 tablespoons curry powder 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 can (about 14 ounces) unsweetened coconut milk 2 cups water 1 butternut squash (about 3 pounds), peeled, seeded, and cut into 1 1/4-inch chunks 1 large cauliflower ...        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

  2. Cook's Corner: Chef shares spicy short-rib recipe

    With barbecue season upon us, chef Patricio Sandoval of Mercadito Midtown shares a recipe quite different from the usual carnitas. Succulent short ribs are slow cooked in a spicy “mole-Q” sauce, Sandoval’s take on traditional mole with a barbecue sauce edge. The restaurant serves the short ribs as a special with cauliflower and celery root puree and fried crispy leeks.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Pantagraph

  3. Thorny invasion: Bushy tree, beloved as shelter belt, becoming invasive on river bottoms

    Kenny Keever approaches a tree with cauliflower-shaped canopy as honking geese fly low over the Missouri River and a prairie bird's song rings out on a bright spring day.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Great Falls Tribune

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  1. "I'm looking to do a mild curry dish, maybe with cauliflower," Lagasse tells Kalustyan's owner, Aziz Osmani, who is self-consciously smiling while describing a multitude of blends.
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Emeril Lagasse Source: USA Today

  2. "If you were in a room of 100 people, you'd never know who he was," said Penn coach Zeke Jones. "He's so humble; you'd never know it till you looked at his cauliflower ear."
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Zeke Jones Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  3. • Drew Curtis of, after mixed martial arts star Gina Carano described her sport as "just two people going at it ...... kind of like sex" on a CBS talk show: "Last we checked, Kama Sutra doesn't usually give you cauliflower ear."
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Gina Carano Source: Seattle Times

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