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Definition: cabbage; darling

On va manger du chou - We're going to eat some cabbage

Ça va mon chou ? - How are you, my darling (my sweet)?

Related: un chouchou - darling, pet; chouchouter (informal) - to pamper, coddle; la choucroute - sauerkraut; les choux de Bruxelles - Brussels sprouts

Expressions: être dans les choux (informal) - to be screwed up, lost; faire chou blanc - to draw a blank

More: French terms of endearment - Food in French

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