Definition of swamp cabbage in English:

swamp cabbage

noun

  • The skunk cabbage of western North America (Lysichiton americanum), the leaves of which are sometimes used in cooking.

    • ‘Asparagus, barley, beans, carrot, celery, coriander, swamp cabbage, wheat and dozens of other common foods are worse than orange as sources of potassium.’
    • ‘It's become the usual party fare in Clewiston, along with roasted wild pig, curried goat, swamp cabbage, beans and rice, and grilled chicken for when the pig runs out.’
    • ‘People make their specialties, things like swamp cabbage, chowder, hush puppies, Laura's coconut cake, Brenda's Texas cake and Clarence's fish.’