wild liquorice


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wild liquorice

n
1. (Plants) See milk vetch
2. (Cookery) another name for liquorice1
3. (Plants) a North American plant, Glycyrrhiza lepidota, that is related to true liquorice and has similar properties
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Noun1.wild liquorice - North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar propertieswild liquorice - North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties
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
2.wild liquorice - European perennialwild liquorice - European perennial      
milk vetch, milk-vetch - any of various plants of the genus Astragalus
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