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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Endive  \En"dive\,  n.  [F.  endive  (cf.  Pr.,  Sp  Pg.,  &  It 
  endivia),  fr  a  deriv.  of  L.  intibus  intybus  endive.] 
  (Bot.) 
  A  composite  herb  ({Cichorium  Endivia}).  Its  finely  divided 
  and  much  curled  leaves,  when  blanched,  are  used  for  salad. 
 
  {Wild  endive}  (Bot.),  chicory  or  succory. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  endive 
  n  1:  widely  cultivated  herb  with  leaves  valued  as  salad  green; 
  either  curly  serrated  leaves  or  broad  flat  ones  that  are 
  usually  blanched  [syn:  {witloof},  {Cichorium  endivia}] 
  2:  variety  of  endive  having  leaves  with  irregular  frilled  edges 
  [syn:  {chicory  escarole},  {escarole}] 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ENDIVE 
  Enhanced  Direct  Interface  Video  Extensions  (OS/2,  MMPM/2,  IBM),  EnDIVE" 
 
 




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