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chard

a variety of beet with leaves that are used as a vegetable
Not to be confused with:
charred – burned or reduced to charcoal; scorched; singed

chard

 (chärd)
n.
Swiss chard.

[Alteration (possibly influenced by French chardon, thistle) of French carde, from Provençal cardon, cardoon; see cardoon.]

chard

(tʃɑːd)
n
(Plants) a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, with large succulent leaves and thick stalks, used as a vegetable. Also called: Swiss chard, leaf beet or seakale beet
[C17: probably from French carde edible leafstalk of the artichoke, but associated also with French chardon thistle, both ultimately from Latin carduus thistle; see cardoon]

chard

(tʃɑrd)

n.
a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having leaves and leafstalks that are used as a vegetable. Also called Swiss chard.
[1650–60; appar. < French chardon thistle; see cardoon]

chard

A variety of leaf vegetable with succulent leaves and thick stalks.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chard - beet lacking swollen rootchard - beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks
chard, leaf beet, spinach beet, Swiss chard - long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
beet, Beta vulgaris, common beet - biennial Eurasian plant usually having a swollen edible root; widely cultivated as a food crop
2.chard - long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves
greens, leafy vegetable, green - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
Beta vulgaris cicla, chard, chard plant, leaf beet, spinach beet, Swiss chard - beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks
Translations
mángold
snijbiet
mangold

chard

[ˈtʃɑːrd] n (= vegetable) → bettes fpl, blettes fpl
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INGREDIENTS (Serves 1) A drizzle of olive oil; 4 stalks of rainbow chard, stems and leaves separated; a slick of butter; 2 generous slices of sourdough bread; 1 bird's-eye chilli, finely chopped, or more to taste; 75g extra mature Cheddar; 1tbsp mango chutney; salt and freshly ground black pepper METHOD: 1.
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Remove the lid and cook for a further 4 minutes until the chard is soft.
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Place the chard leaves in a saucepan along with water to a depth of 5cm.
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