Leafy vs Endive - What's the difference?

leafy | endive |


As a adjective leafy

is covered with leaves.

As a noun endive is

a leafy salad vegetable, (taxlink), which is often confused with chicory.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

leafy

English

Alternative forms

* leavy (consisting of leaves; obsolete in the sense "covered with leaves" )

Adjective

(er)
  • covered with leaves
  • leafy trees
  • containing much foliage
  • a leafy avenue
  • in the form of leaves (of some material)
  • resembling a leaf
  • Synonyms

    * : foliated, laminate, layered

    Derived terms

    * leafily * leafiness * leafy greens * leafy liverwort * leafy sea dragon * leafy spurge * leafy vegetable

    endive

    English

    Noun

  • A leafy salad vegetable, , which is often confused with chicory.
  • Hyponyms

    * , ; (broad-leaved endive)

    Derived terms

    * Belgian endive (from Cichorium intybus )

    See also

    * escarole

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