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.

 

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