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Belgian endive

noun

Simple Definition of Belgian endive

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Belgian endive

  1. :  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

1931

First Known Use of belgian endive

1931


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