endive

Definitions of endive
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n widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched

Synonyms:
Cichorium endivia, witloof
Type of:
herb, herbaceous plant
a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

n variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges

Synonyms:
chicory escarole, escarole
Types:
Belgian endive, French endive, witloof
young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
Type of:
salad green, salad greens
greens suitable for eating uncooked as in salads

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