wild liquorice

noun
1. North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Glycyrrhiza, ↑genus Glycyrrhiza
2. European perennial
Hypernyms: ↑milk vetch, ↑milk-vetch

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noun

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wild liquorice
1. A kind of milk vetch (Astragalus glycyphyllus; also liquorice-vetch)
2. Restharrow
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Main Entry:liquorice

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  • Wild liquorice — or Wild Licorice typically refers to any of three plants::*Liquorice Milk vetch, a European species Astragalus glycyphyllos :*Small Spikenard, a North American species Aralia nudicaulis :*American Licorice, a North American species Glycyrrhiza… …   Wikipedia

  • Wild liquorice (disambiguation) — Wild liquorice may refer to:* Aralia nudicaulis, Wild Sarsaparilla, an eastern North American flowering plant * Astragalus glycyphyllos, Licorice milkvetch, a European flowering plant …   Wikipedia

  • wild licorice — noun 1. North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties • Syn: ↑wild liquorice, ↑American licorice, ↑American liquorice, ↑Glycyrrhiza lepidota • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • liquorice — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wild 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • American liquorice — noun North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties • Syn: ↑wild licorice, ↑wild liquorice, ↑American licorice, ↑Glycyrrhiza lepidota • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Glycyrrhiza — noun sticky perennial Eurasian herbs • Syn: ↑Glycyrrhiza • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glycyrrhiza — noun sticky perennial Eurasian herbs • Syn: ↑genus Glycyrrhiza • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • American licorice — noun North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties • Syn: ↑wild licorice, ↑wild liquorice, ↑American liquorice, ↑Glycyrrhiza lepidota • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary


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