Definition of Licorice. Meaning of Licorice. Synonyms of Licorice

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Definition of Licorice

Licorice
Licorice Lic"o*rice (l[i^]k"[-o]*r[i^]s), n. [OE. licoris, through old French, fr. L. liquiritia, corrupted fr. glycyrrhiza, Gr. glyky`rriza; glyky`s sweet + "ri`za root. Cf. Glycerin, Glycyrrhiza, Wort.] [Written also liquorice.] 1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (G. glabra), the root of which abounds with a sweet juice, and is much used in demulcent compositions. 2. The inspissated juice of licorice root, used as a confection and for medicinal purposes. Licorice fern (Bot.), a name of several kinds of polypody which have rootstocks of a sweetish flavor. Licorice sugar. (Chem.) See Glycyrrhizin. Licorice weed (Bot.), the tropical plant Scapania dulcis. Mountain licorice (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium alpinum), found in the Alps. It has large purplish flowers and a sweetish perennial rootstock. Wild licorice. (Bot.) (a) The North American perennial herb Glycyrrhiza lepidota. (b) Certain broad-leaved cleavers (Galium circ[ae]zans and G. lanceolatum). (c) The leguminous climber Abrus precatorius, whose scarlet and black seeds are called black-eyed Susans. Its roots are used as a substitute for those of true licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra).

Meaning of Licorice from wikipedia

- Liquorice (British English) or licorice (American English) (/ˈlɪkərɪʃ, -ɪs/ LIK-ər-is(h)) is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavour...
- Liquorice (British English) or licorice (American English) is a confection usually flavoured with the extract of the roots of the liquorice plant Glycyrrhiza...
- Salty liquorice, salmiak liquorice or salmiac liquorice, is a variety of liquorice flavoured with the ingredient "salmiak salt" (sal ammoniac; ammonium...
- colors. Licorice #1A1110 The color licorice (AKA light black) is a representation of the color of licorice candy, which is made from licorice. This color...
- Deglycyrrhizinated licorice, or DGL or GutGard, is an herbal supplement typically used in the treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers. It is made from licorice from...
- Good & Plenty is a brand of licorice candy. The candy is a narrow cylinder of sweet black licorice, coated in a hard candy s**** to form a capsule shape...
- Skittles candy products, produced by the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, come in a wide variety. Most of the varieties are available only in particular regions...
- Crow Bead, coral bead, red-bead vine, country licorice, Indian licorice, wild licorice, Jamaica wild licorice, Akar Saga, coondrimany, gidee gidee, Jumbie...
- "Skittles". Wrigley.com. Retrieved 2012-10-31. Licorice | Define Licorice at Dictionary.com How licorice is made - material, manufacture, making, history...
- Licorice plant is a common name for several plants and may refer to: Glycyrrhiza glabra, native to Europe and Asia and used in flavoring candy Helichrysum...
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