Advertisement

Advertisement

View synonyms for chard

chard

[ chahrd ]

noun

  1. a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, having leaves and leafstalks that are used as a vegetable.


chard

/ tʃɑːd /

noun

  1. a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, with large succulent leaves and thick stalks, used as a vegetable Also calledSwiss chardleaf beetseakale beet


Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of chard1

1650–60; apparently < French chardon thistle; cardoon
Discover More

Word History and Origins

Origin of chard1

C17: probably from French carde edible leafstalk of the artichoke, but associated also with French chardon thistle, both ultimately from Latin carduus thistle; see cardoon
Discover More

Example Sentences

Too often, our wine choices are cab, cab, cab, chard, pinot and cab.

Cover the skillet and boil until the chard is tender, about 5 minutes.

Tear the chard leaves into large pieces and finely chop the stems.

Pretty much any kind of dark, leafy green works, but if you use anything sturdier than spinach — I’m looking at you, chard, kale and collards — cut out any thick ribs and chop or shred it well before sauteing.

Earthy porcini make an elegant pair with chard in this warming soup.

Walking through rows of Swiss chard, heirloom tomatoes, leeks, and artichokes, he can tell you exactly when each is at its peak.

Beyond the basil, which is sold in Whole Foods, we have kale and chard and bok choy and bell peppers.

But regular broccoli will do; also rough greens—spinach, kale, dandelion greens, Swiss chard.

When the oil begins to smoke, add the Swiss chard stalks and season with salt and pepper.

Ergo, McAllen must be pondering now, how could one persuade Mr. Chard to remain silent?

Mr. Chard, that knowledgeable man of the world, exuded not at all by chance the impression of great quantities of available cash.

When it was a question of his personal safety, Barney Chard preferred to take no chances at all.

The Tube wouldn't help make the world a safer place for Barney Chard.

Barney Chard came up out of an uneasy sleep to the sudden sharp awareness that something was wrong.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


charcutierChardin