Belgian endive

noun

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

1894

First Known Use of belgian endive

1894


BELGIAN ENDIVE Defined for English Language Learners

Belgian endive

noun

Definition of Belgian endive for English Language Learners

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

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