Liquorice

Liq'uor·ice (lĭk'ẽr*ĭs) noun See Licorice .
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liquorice

Synonym for glycyrrhiza ... 1. <botany> A genus of papilionaceous herbaceous plants, one species of which (G. Glabra), is the licorice plant, the roots of which have a bittersweet mucilaginous taste. ... 2. <remedy> The root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice root), used as a demulcent, etc. ... Origin: L, fr. Gr.; sweet + root. Cf. Licor
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Liquorice

• (n.) See Licorice.
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Liquorice

[confectionery] Liquorice is a confectionery flavoured with the extract of the roots of the liquorice plant. A wide variety of liquorice sweets are produced around the world. In North America, liquorice is called black licorice (see also spelling differences), to distinguish it from similar confectionery varieties that are not flavoured wit
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Liquorice

Liquorice is the root or underground stem of the plant Glycyrrhiza glabra. It is usually sold as cylindrical, brown pieces which are sweet to the taste due to a substance called glycyrrhizin it contains.
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Liquorice

Liquorice or licorice (ʃ {respell|LIK|(ə-)rish} or s {respell|LIK|(ə-)ris}) is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a somewhat sweet flavour can be extracted. The liquorice plant is a legume (related to beans and peas) that is native to southern Europe and parts of Asia. It is called Athimathuram (அதிமதுரம்) in Tamil, "Y.
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Liquorice

Liquorice (Astragalus glycyphyllos) is a robust, more or less hairless perennial herb of the Leguminosae family found in Europe. The leaves are pinnately divided into ovate leaflets that taste of liquorice. The plant bears cream-coloured flowers carried in small, shortly-stalked clusters in the leaf axils. The fruit is a narrowly rectangular, sligh
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liquorice

Type: Term Pronunciation: li-kŏ-ris Synonyms: glycyrrhiza
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liquorice

Perennial European herb belonging to the legume family. The long sweet root yields an extract that is made into a hard black paste and used in confectionery and medicines. (Glycyrrhiza glabra, family Leguminosae.)
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