witloof

[wit-lohf]
noun
endive ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1880–85; < Dutch, equivalent to wit white + loof foliage. See white, leaf

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witloof

noun
1. widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green; either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are usually blanched [syn: endive
2. young broad-leaved endive plant deprived of light to form a narrow whitish head [syn: Belgian endive
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