a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having leaves and leafstalks that are used as a vegetable.
a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, with large succulent leaves and thick stalks, used as a vegetable Also called Swiss chard, leaf beet, seakale beet
1650s, from French carde “chard” (14c.), perhaps via Provençal, from Latin carduus “thistle, artichoke” (see harsh).
Jean Baptiste Siméon [zhahn ba-teest see-mey-awn] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist si meɪˈɔ̃/ (Show IPA), 1699–1779, French painter. Pierre Teilhard de [pyer te-yar duh] /pyɛr tɛˈyar də/ (Show IPA), Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre. noun Jean-Baptiste Siméon (ʒɑ̃batist simeɔ̃). 1699–1779, French still-life and genre painter, noted for his subtle use of scumbled colour
a white grape used in winemaking. a dry white wine made with this grape. noun (sometimes not capital) a white grape originally grown in the Burgundy region of France, and now throughout the wine-producing world any of various white wines made from this grape n. type of wine, 1907, from French chardonnay, originally the type […]
Hilaire Bernigaud [ee-ler ber-nee-goh] /iˈlɛr bɛr niˈgoʊ/ (Show IPA), Comte de, 1839–1924, French chemist and inventor. noun (Louis Marie) Hilaire Bernigaud (ilɛr bɛrniɡo), Comte de. 1839–1924, French chemist and industrialist who produced rayon, the first artificial fibre
a city in E Turkmenistan, on the Amu Darya.