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frisée

noun fri·sée \frē-ˈzā\

Definition of frisée

  1. :  curly leaves of endive (sense 1) that have finely dissected edges and are used in salads —called also curly endive, frisée lettuce



Variants of frisée

also frisé play \frē-ˈzā\

Origin of frisée

French, short for chicorée frisée curly chicory


First Known Use: 1982


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