frisée

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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

less commonly

frisé

Origin and Etymology of frisée

French, short for chicorée frisée curly chicory


First Known Use: 1982


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