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radicchio

[rah-dee-kee-oh, ruh-] /rɑˈdi kiˌoʊ, rə-/
noun
1.
a variety of chicory originating in Italy, having a compact head of reddish, white-streaked leaves: leaves and roots may be cooked or used raw in salads.
Also, radichio.
Also called radichetta
[rah-di-ket-uh] /ˌrɑ dɪˈkɛt ə/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Italian
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radicchio

/ræˈdiːkɪəʊ/
noun (pl) -chios
1.
an Italian variety of chicory, having purple leaves streaked with white that are eaten raw in salads
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