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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A variety of endive (Cichorium endivia) having leaves with irregular frilled edges and often used in salads.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A variety of endive, Cichorium endivia, that has frilly leaves

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a variety of endive (Cichorium endivia) often used in salads, having leaves with irregular frilled edges.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Blanched endive: a salad vegetable. Also escarolla.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French, from Old French scariole, from Late Latin ēscāriola, chicory, from Latin ēscārius, of food, from ēsca, food, from edere, ēs-, to eat.

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