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Belgian endive

noun

: the leaves of a chicory plant that has been grown in darkness to make the leaves white instead of green

Full Definition of BELGIAN ENDIVE

:  the developing crown of chicory when blanched for use as a vegetable or in salads by growing in darkness or semidarkness —called also endive, witloof

First Known Use of BELGIAN ENDIVE

1931

Rhymes with BELGIAN ENDIVE

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