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- endyve (obsolete)
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈɛndaɪv/, /ɒnˈdiːv/
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛndaɪv/, /ˈɛndɪv/, /ˈɒndiːv/
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- A leafy salad vegetable, Cichorium endivia, which is often confused with common chicory (Cichorium intybus).
- 1787, Charlotte Mason, The Lady's Assistant for Regulating and Supplying the Table, page 192:
- When all this is ready, take some endive and Dutch lettuce, some chervil and celery, wash and drain them very well, cut them small, put them into a saucepan, and pour some of the broth upon them […]
- 1805, William Augustus Henderson, The Housekeeper's Instructor, Or, Universal Family Cook, page 110:
- Take the three heads of endive out of the water, drain them, and leave the largest whole.
- 1915 August 28, Marion Harris Neil, “When Lettus is Scarce”, in The Country Gentleman, volume 80, page 1379:
- Broad leaved, green curled or white curled, the endive plants are good; the green sorts, on account of their coolness and their plentiful salts, are esteemed for the salad bowl, and the white-curled sorts are liked for soups, stews and as boiled vegetables.
- 2001, Clifford A. Wright, Mediterranean Vegetables, page 146:
- Endive and escarole are the same vegetable, but endive has leaves that are cut and curled, while escarole has smooth, broad leaves.
leafy salad vegetable, Cichorium endivia
endive f (plural endives)
- (cooking) Belgian endive (edible chicory bud of Cichorium intybus)
- Synonym: chicon
- Une salade d'endive.
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- → Iranian Persian: آندیو (ândiv)