Wild endive
Endive En"dive, n. [F. endive (cf. Pr., Sp. Pg., & It. endivia), fr. a deriv. of L. intibus, intybus, endive.] (Bot.) A composite herb ({Cichorium Endivia}). Its finely divided and much curled leaves, when blanched, are used for salad. [1913 Webster]

{Wild endive} (Bot.), chicory or succory. [1913 Webster]


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