Definition of escarole
: an endive having slightly bitter broad, flat leaves used especially cooked as a vegetable
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The soup of the day on our visit was Italian wedding, a straight-forward version of the classic with succulent meatballs, tender escarole and pastina.
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Origin and Etymology of escarole
French escarole, scarole, from Old French escariole, from Late Latin escariola, from Latin escarius of food, from esca food, from edere to eat — more at eat
First Known Use: 1897
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