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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chard  \Chard\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  carde  esclent  thistle.] 
  1.  The  tender  leaves  or  leafstalks  of  the  artichoke,  white 
  beet,  etc.,  blanched  for  table  use 
 
  2.  A  variety  of  the  white  beet,  which  produces  large 
  succulent  leaves  and  leafstalks. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chard 
  n  1:  beet  lacking  swollen  root;  grown  as  a  vegetable  for  its 
  edible  leaves  and  stalks  [syn:  {Swiss  chard},  {spinach 
  beet},  {leaf  beet},  {chard  plant},  {Beta  vulgaris  cicla}] 
  2:  long  succulent  whitish  stalks  with  large  green  leaves  [syn: 
  {Swiss  chard},  {spinach  beet},  {leaf  beet}] 




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