American licorice

noun
North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Glycyrrhiza, ↑genus Glycyrrhiza

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized A

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  • American Licorice Company — is a candy manufacturer in the United States, originally founded in Chicago, Illinois around 1914. In 1925, the company started operations in San Francisco, California. The Company is headquartered in Bend, Oregon The company recently started… …   Wikipedia

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  • licorice — noun /ˈlɪ.kə(ɹ).ɪʃ,ˈlɪ.kɔː(ɹ).ɪʃ,ˈlɪ.kɔː(ɹ).ɪs/ a) The plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, or sometimes in North America the related American Licorice plant Glycyrrhiza lepidota. b) A type of candy <!Brits, dont change this! Candy, not confection, go… …   Wiktionary

  • licorice extract — noun A sweet flavorful tisane made from the root of the liquorice plant Glycyrrhiza glabra or the North American plant the American licorice plant Glycyrrhiza lepidota. Used in candy making …   Wiktionary

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Licorice fern — 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

  • Licorice sugar — 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

  • Licorice weed — 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

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