Meaning of endive
Pronunciation: (en'dīv, än'dēv Fr. än&sylpdēv'), [key]
— pl. -dives
- a composite plant, Cichorium endivia, having a rosette of often curly-edged leaves used in salads. Cf. escarole.
- Also calleda young chicory plant, deprived of light to form a narrow head of whitish leaves that are eaten as a cooked vegetable or used raw in salads.
- an ornamental motif having the form of an arrangement of acanthus or endive leaves.
- endive (Thesaurus)