wit·​loof ˈwit-ˌlōf How to pronounce witloof (audio) -ˌlüf How to pronounce witloof (audio)

Word History


Dutch dialect witloof chicory, from Dutch wit white + loof foliage

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of witloof was in 1885

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Cite this Entry

“Witloof.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/witloof. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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