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Noun: endive  'en,dIv
  1. Widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched
    - witloof, Cichorium endivia
  2. Variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
    - chicory escarole, escarole [N. Amer]

Derived forms: endives

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant, salad green, salad greens

Part of: Cichorium, genus Cichorium

Encyclopedia: Endive