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escarole (n.)


"lettuce-like salad vegetable" (a type of endive), 1897, from French escarole (13c., scariole), from Italian scariola, from Medieval Latin escariola "something edible," ultimately from Latin edere "to eat" (from PIE root *ed- "to eat").

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Definitions of escarole

escarole (n.)
variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges;
Synonyms: chicory escarole / endive
From wordnet.princeton.edu