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endive in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishendiveen‧dive /ˈendɪv $ ˈendaɪv/ noun [countable, uncountable]  1 HBPDF British English a vegetable with curly green leaves that you eat raw2 American EnglishHBPDF a vegetable with long white bitter-tasting leaves that you eat raw or cooked syn chicory British English
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endiveEndive: sometimes called frisée or curly endive.Put lettuce, endive and watercress on two plates and pour over half the dressing. 3.A frond of endive approached his lips, hovered, was gripped firmly by admirably white teeth.