American liquorice

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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  • 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

  • Liquorice (confectionery) — Liquorice candy (licorice in American English) is flavored with the extract of the roots of the liquorice plant, and usually anise oil as well. A wide variety of liquorice candies are produced around the world. In the U.S., liquorice candy… …   Wikipedia

  • Liquorice — Taxobox name = Liquorice image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Faboideae tribus = Galegeae genus = Glycyrrhiza species = G. glabra binomial =… …   Wikipedia

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  • 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

  • liquorice — [13] Liquorice, or licorice as it is usually spelled in American English, has no direct etymological connection with liquor (although liquor has played a significant role in its development). It goes back to Greek glukúrrhiza, which meant… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • liquorice — [13] Liquorice, or licorice as it is usually spelled in American English, has no direct etymological connection with liquor (although liquor has played a significant role in its development). It goes back to Greek glukúrrhiza, which meant… …   Word origins

  • American Licorice — Taxobox name = American Licorice image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae genus = Glycyrrhiza species = G. lepidota binomial = Glycyrrhiza lepidota binomial authority …   Wikipedia

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

  • 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

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