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 for endive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Endive \En"dive\, n. [F. endive (cf. Pr., Sp. Pg., & It.
     endivia), fr. a deriv. of L. intibus, intybus, endive.]
     A composite herb ({Cichorium Endivia). Its finely divided
     and much curled leaves, when blanched, are used for salad.
     [1913 Webster]
     Wild endive (Bot.), chicory or succory.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: widely cultivated herb with leaves valued as salad green;
           either curly serrated leaves or broad flat ones that are
           usually blanched [syn: endive, witloof, Cichorium
      2: variety of endive having leaves with irregular frilled edges
         [syn: chicory escarole, endive, escarole]

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

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