Definition of frisée in English:

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Pronunciation: /frēˈzā/


The curly endive (see endive (sense 1)).
Example sentences
  • 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'.

Words that rhyme with frisée

Bizet, Champs-Élysées

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Syllabification: fri·sée

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