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witloof

[ wit-lohf ]
/ ˈwɪt loʊf /
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Origin of witloof

1880–85; <Dutch, equivalent to wit white + loof foliage. See white, leaf
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How to use witloof in a sentence

  • The Witloof, a form of Chicory, is used as a salad, or boiled and served in the same manner as Cauliflower.

  • One packet of seed of the Witloof will furnish plants enough for a large family.

  • Under this covering the leaves will be formed in a solid head, which is known on the market as witloof.

  • Seed is sold under name of Witloof chicory, and should be sown in open ground, during May or June, in rows a foot apart.

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