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 (lĭk′ər-ĭsh, lĭk′rĭsh, -ər-ĭs)
a. A Mediterranean perennial plant (Glycyrrhiza glabra) of the pea family, having blue flowers, pinnately compound leaves, and a sweet, distinctively flavored root.
b. The root of this plant, used as a flavoring in candy, liqueurs, tobacco, and medicines.
c. Any of various similar plants.
a. A confection made from or flavored with the licorice root.
b. A chewy confection made from sugar and corn syrup with the addition of various flavorings, often manufactured in long flexible tubes.

[Middle English licoris, from Old French, from Late Latin liquirītia, alteration (influenced by Latin liquēre, to flow) of Latin glycyrrhiza, root of licorice, from Greek glukurrhiza : glukus, sweet + rhiza, root; see wrād- in Indo-European roots.]


(Cookery) the usual US and Canadian spelling of liquorice


(ˈlɪk ər ɪʃ, ˈlɪk rɪʃ, ˈlɪk ə rɪs)

1. a Eurasian plant, Glycyrrhiza glabra, of the legume family.
2. the sweet-tasting, dried root of this plant or an extract made from it, used in medicine, confectionery, etc.
3. a candy flavored with licorice root.
[1175–1225; Middle English lycorys < Anglo-French < Vulgar Latin *liquiritia, for Latin glycyrrhiza < Greek glykýrriza sweetroot (plant) =glyký(s) sweet + rhíza root1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.licorice - deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaveslicorice - deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhiza - sticky perennial Eurasian herbs
licorice root - root of licorice used in flavoring e.g. candy and liqueurs and medicines
2.licorice - a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant
candy, confect - a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts


(American) licorice (ˈlikəris) , ((American) -riʃ) noun
a plant with a sweet root, or a black, sticky type of sweet made from it.


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