Definition of chard in English:


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Pronunciation: /tʃɑːd


(also Swiss chard) A beet of a variety with broad edible white leaf stalks and green blades.
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  • The gardeners plant a good mix of vegetables, including cucumbers, snap beans, leaf lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kohlrabi, Swiss chard, beets, onions and more.
  • If you can't find it (farmer's markets are your best bet), go for curly kale, Swiss chard, ruby chard or Savoy cabbage.
  • Leaf shapes can be large and broader than chard, or nearly as frilly as parsley.


mid 17th century: from French carde, perhaps influenced by chardon 'thistle'.

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