Frisee Definition

A light-green, feathery form of endive with a somewhat bitter taste, often used in mesclun.
Webster's New World
A variety of endive (Cichorium endivia var. crispum) having curly, finely dissected leaves.
American Heritage

Origin of Frisee

  • French from feminine past participle of friser to curl frizz1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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