escarole
noun Etymology: French escarole, scarole, from Old French escariole, from Late Latin escariola, from Latin escarius of food, from esca food, from edere to eat — more at eat Date: 1897 endive 1b

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  • escarole — n. [Fr., from OFr. scariole. fr. LL. escariola, L. escarius of food, fit to eat, esca food, fr. edere to eat.] a variety of endive ({Cichorium endivia}) often used in salads, having leaves with irregular frilled edges. Syn: endive, curly endive.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • escarole — 1897, from Fr. escarole, from It. scariola, from L.L. escariola …   Etymology dictionary

  • escarole — [es′kə rōl΄] n. [Fr < ML escariola < L escarius, pertaining to food < esca, food: see ESCULENT] ENDIVE (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • escarole — scarole [ skarɔl ] n. f. • déb. XIVe; it. scariola, bas lat. escariola « endive » ♦ Chicorée à larges feuilles peu dentées, mangée en salade. ⇒ cornette. On a dit aussi escarole [ ɛskarɔl ]. ● escarole nom féminin (latin escariola) Autre n …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • ESCAROLE — s. f. Plante potagère, espèce de chicorée à feuilles larges. Salade d escarole …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • escarole — (è ska ro l ) s. f. 1°   Le lactuca scariola, L. 2°   Plante potagère, espèce de chicorée à larges feuilles, dite aussi scarole, cichorium endivia, L. C est l escarole cultivée et dont on fait des salades. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Génev. iscariole,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • escarole — salotinė trūkažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos daržovinis kultūrinis augalas (Cichorium endivia). atitikmenys: lot. Cichorium endivia angl. endive; escarole vok. Endivie pranc. chicon; chicorée endive isp. escarola;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • escarole — noun variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges • Syn: ↑chicory escarole, ↑endive • Hypernyms: ↑salad green, ↑salad greens • Hyponyms: ↑Belgian endive, ↑French …   Useful english dictionary

  • escarole — /es keuh rohl /, n. a broad leaved form of Cichorium endivia, used in salads. Cf. endive (def. 1). [1895 1900; < F < It scar(i)ola < LL escariola chicory, equiv. to L escari(us) fit for eating (L esc(a) food + arius ARY) + ola OLE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • escarole — noun A variety of endive, Cichorium endivia, that has frilly leaves …   Wiktionary

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