Definition of frisée in English:


Syllabification: fri·sée
Pronunciation: /frēˈzā


  • The curly endive (see endive ( sense 1)).
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    • Aside from dipping them in salt, I thinly slice radishes and toss them with coarse frisée, toasted hazelnuts and hazelnut oil; a terrific salad served with a round of fresh or aged goat cheese.
    • It was only a little haddock fishball with a leaf or two of frisée.
    • Instead of ketchup, there's tomato compote on top, along with frisée and a smear of fresh mayonnaise.


French, from chicorée frisée 'curly endive'.

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