from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See endive.
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- n. endive
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A variety of chicory with large roots, and forming a close head of leaves like that of a Cos lettuce.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
- n. widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched
Dutch dialectal : wit, white (from Middle Dutch) + loof, leaf (from Middle Dutch).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Dutch white leaf (Wiktionary)