frisée

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noun fri·sée \frē-ˈzā\
variants: or less commonly

frisé

Definition of frisée

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

Origin and Etymology of frisée

French, short for chicorée frisée curly chicory


First Known Use: 1982


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