Definitions for radicchiorəˈdi kiˌoʊ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word radicchio

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•dic•chi•orəˈdi kiˌoʊ(n.)

  1. a variety of chicory having a compact head of reddish, white-streaked leaves.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of radicchio:

1980–85; < It: chicory < VL *rādīculum, var. of L rādīcula; see radish

Princeton's WordNet

  1. radicchio(noun)

    prized variety of chicory having globose heads of red leaves


  1. radicchio(Noun)

    a form of chicory with red leaves and a slightly bitter taste, eaten as a salad vegetable


  1. Radicchio

    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.


Find a translation for the radicchio definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these radicchio definitions with the community:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"radicchio." STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 19 Dec. 2014. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for radicchio?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for radicchio: