HyperDic: glycyrrhiza_glabra

English > 1 sense of the expression Glycyrrhiza glabra:
NOUNplantGlycyrrhiza glabra, licorice, liquoricedeep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves
English > Glycyrrhiza glabra: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningdeep-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.
Synonymslicorice, liquorice
Member ofGlycyrrhiza, genus Glycyrrhizasticky perennial Eurasian herbs
Partslicorice rootroot of licorice used in flavoring e.g. candy and liqueurs and medicines
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishglycyrrhiza glabra, regaliz
Catalanglycyrrhiza glabra, pega dolça, regalèssia

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