HyperDic: licorice_root

English > 1 sense of the expression licorice root:
NOUNplantlicorice rootroot of licorice used in flavoring e.g. candy and liqueurs and medicines
English > licorice root: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningroot of licorice used in flavoring e.g. candy and liqueurs and medicines.
Part oflicorice, liquorice, Glycyrrhiza glabradeep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves
Broaderroot(botany) the usually underground organ that lacks buds or leaves or nodes

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