As nouns the difference between vegetable and endive
is that vegetable
is any plant while endive
is a leafy salad vegetable, (taxlink
), which is often confused with chicory.
As a adjective vegetable
is of or relating to plants.
A plant raised for some edible part of it, such as the leaves, roots, fruit or flowers, but excluding any plant considered to be a fruit, grain, or spice in the culinary sense.
The edible part of such a plant.
(figuratively, derogatory) A person whose brain (or, infrequently, body) has been damaged so that they cannot interact with the surrounding environment; a brain-dead person.
* (derogatory term for a person with brain damage) cabbage
Of or relating to plants.
Of or relating to vegetables.
A leafy salad vegetable, , which is often confused with chicory.
* , ; (broad-leaved endive)
* Belgian endive (from Cichorium intybus )