French endive

French endive
noun
young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head
Syn: ↑Belgian endive, ↑witloof
Hypernyms: ↑chicory escarole, ↑endive, ↑escarole
Part Holonyms: ↑endive, ↑witloof, ↑Cichorium endivia

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized F
: endive 2

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endive (def. 2).

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French endive,
= endive (def. 2). (Cf.endive)

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