chiccory


Related to chiccory: chicory root, chicory plant

chiccory

(ˈtʃɪkərɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Plants) a variant spelling of chicory
References in classic literature ?
in Saint-Sulpice: volutes, knots of ribbon, clouds, vermicelli and chiccory leaves, all in stone;--the Paris of Louis XVI.
It is a truly grotesque vegetation, whose forms and color we see imitated in bronze, a sort of architectural foliage more ancient and typical than acanthus, chiccory, ivy, vine, or any vegetable leaves; destined perhaps, under some circumstances, to become a puzzle to future geologists.