Glycyrrhiza

Glycyrrhiza is a genus of about 18 accepted species in the legume family (Fabaceae), with a subcosmopolitan distribution in Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Americas. The genus is best known for liquorice (British English; licorice in American English), G. glabra, a species native to the Mediterranean region, from which the confectionary liquorice...
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Glycyrrhiza

• (n.) 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. • (n.) The root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice root), used as a demulcent, etc.
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glycyrrhiza

(glis″ә-ri´zә) licorice.
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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. Licorice. ... Source: Websters Di...
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Glycyrrhiza

Glyc`yr·rhi'za noun [ Latin , from Greek ...; ... sweet + ... root. Confer Licorice .] 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.
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Glycyrrhiza

Glycyrrhiza is a genus of hardy leguminous plants with pinnate leaves and flowers in racemes. Liquorice is derived from Glycyrrhiza glabra.
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Glycyrrhiza

These perennials are natives of North and South America, the Mediterranean region and tropical Asia. The name is derived from glykys, sweet, and rhiza, root, and refers to the fact that the roots of some species have a sweet flavor. G. glabra is popularly known as Licorice and is grown commercially for its roots (licorice). It is wide...
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glycyrrhiza

Type: Term Pronunciation: glis-i-rī′ză Definitions: 1. The dried rhizome and root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (family Leguminoseae) and allied species; a demulcent, mild laxative, and expectorant; also used to disguise the taste of other remedies; its action appears to depend on glycyrrhizic acid, a salt-retaining glycoside that mimics th...
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Glycyrrhiza

[n] - sticky perennial Eurasian herbs
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