Any of several varieties of chicory, having red or red-spotted leaves that form globose or elongated heads.(noun)
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Use "radicchio" in a sentence
"In my supermarkets, radicchio is kept in small baskets (along with the endive and other specialty lettuces) near the fresh lettuces."
"All of those leaves create tons of shadows, and the radicchio is a deep purplish brown to begin with."
"Ivy, I once saw this kind of radicchio in the Athens central market."