Definitions for radicchiorəˈdi kiˌoʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a variety of chicory having a compact head of reddish, white-streaked leaves.
Origin of radicchio:
1980–85; < It: chicory < VL *rādīculum, var. of L rādīcula; see radish
prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves
a form of chicory with red leaves and a slightly bitter taste, eaten as a salad vegetable
Radicchio is a leaf chicory, sometimes known as Italian chicory, and is a perennial. It is grown as a leaf vegetable which usually has white-veined red leaves. It has a bitter and spicy taste, which mellows when it is grilled or roasted.
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