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Definition of Liquorice
liquoriceLicorice 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
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
(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). LiquoriceLiquorice Liq"uor*ice (l[i^]k"[~e]r*[i^]s), n.
Meaning of Liquorice from wikipedia
(British English) or licorice
(American English) (/ˈlɪkərɪʃ, -ɪs/ LIK-ər-is(h)) is the common
name of Glycyrrhiza
glabra, a flowering
- of the liquorice plant Glycyrrhiza
glabra. A wide variety
of liquorice sweets
are produced around
the world. In North
America, black liquorice
- Salty liquorice
, salmiak liquorice
or salmiac liquorice
, is a variety
of liquorice flavoured
with the ingredient
"salmiak salt" (sal ammoniac; ammonium...
- Liquorice allsorts
are ****orted liquorice confectionery
sold as a mixture. Made of liquorice
, sugar, coconut, aniseed
flavourings, and gelatine...
" is a song by American rapper Azealia
from her debut extended
play (EP) titled
1991 (2012). The song was released
Jubilee. The group
also had one album,billed as "Liquorice
John Death" and had the title
"Ain't Nothin' To Get Excited
is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra
a somewhat sweet flavor
can be extracted. Liquorice
may also refer
as Chinese liquorice
, is a flowering plant native
to Asia. It is used as a sweetener
and in traditional Chinese
root, or 'radix...
- Wild liquorice
or wild licorice typically refers
to any of three
milk-vetch, a European species Astragalus glycyphyllos Small
is a fizzy powder
sweet, usually eaten
, or licking
it on a finger. The word "sherbet" is from Turkish
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