Vegetable vs Endive - What's the difference?

vegetable | endive |


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.

vegetable

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any plant.
  • 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.
  • Synonyms

    * (derogatory term for a person with brain damage) cabbage

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or relating to plants.
  • Of or relating to vegetables.
  • 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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