radicchio


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ra·dic·chi·o

 (rə-dē′kē-ō, rä-)
n. pl. ra·dic·chi·os
Any of several varieties of chicory, having red or red-spotted leaves that form rounded or elongated heads.

[Italian, from Old Italian, chicory, from Vulgar Latin *rādīculum, from Latin rādīcula, diminutive of rādīx, rādīc-, root; see radish.]

radicchio

(ræˈdiːkɪəʊ)
n, pl -chios
(Plants) an Italian variety of chicory, having purple leaves streaked with white that are eaten raw in salads

ra•dic•chi•o

(rəˈdi kiˌoʊ)

n.
a variety of chicory having a compact head of reddish, white-streaked leaves.
[1980–85; < Italian: chicory < Vulgar Latin *rādīculum, variant of Latin rādīcula; see radish]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radicchio - prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves
curly endive, chicory - crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
Translations

radicchio

[ræˈdiːkɪəʊ] Nachicoria f roja

radicchio

[rəˈdɪkiəʊ] nsalade f trévise, trévise f

radicchio

n (variety of chicory) → Radicchio m
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