[ rah-dee-kee-oh, ruh- ]
/ rɑˈdi kiˌoʊ, rə- /
a variety of chicory originating in Italy, having a compact head of reddish, white-streaked leaves: leaves and roots may be cooked or used raw in salads.
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What does “barren” mean?
Also called ra·di·chet·ta [rah-di-ket-uh]. /ˌrɑ dɪˈkɛt ə/.
Origin of radicchio
Words nearby radicchio
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Toss together the radicchio, arugula, apple and pumpkin seeds in a medium bowl.
British Dictionary definitions for radicchio
/ (ræˈdiːkɪəʊ) /
noun plural -chios
an Italian variety of chicory, having purple leaves streaked with white that are eaten raw in salads
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