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Noun: witloof  'wit,loof or 'wit,lowf
  1. Widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched
    - endive, Cichorium endivia
  2. Young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
    - Belgian endive, French endive

Derived forms: witloofs

Type of: chicory escarole, endive, escarole [N. Amer], herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: Cichorium, genus Cichorium

Encyclopedia: Witloof