radicchio


ra·dic·chio

noun \ra-ˈdi-kē-ō\

: a plant which has reddish or green leaves that have a bitter taste and that are eaten in salads

plural ra·dic·chios

Full Definition of RADICCHIO

:  a chicory of a red variety with variegated leaves that is used as a salad green

Origin of RADICCHIO

Italian, chicory, from Vulgar Latin *radiculus, alteration of Latin radicula
First Known Use: 1968

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: radices
Previous Word in the Dictionary: radication
All Words Near: radicchio

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up radicchio? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More