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[es-kuh-rohl] /ˈɛs kəˌroʊl/

a broad-leaved form of Cichorium endivia, used in salads.
Compare (def 1).
(US & Canadian) a variety of endive with broad leaves, used in salads

1897, from French escarole, from Italian scariola, from Late Latin escariola.


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