radicchio

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noun ra·dic·chio \ra-ˈdi-kē-ō\

Definition of radicchio

plural

radicchios

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

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Origin and Etymology of radicchio

Italian, chicory, from Vulgar Latin *radiculus, alteration of Latin radicula


RADICCHIO Defined for English Language Learners

radicchio

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Definition of radicchio for English Language Learners

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


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