1 a S. European herb, Levisticum officinale, used for flavouring etc.
2 a white-flowered umbelliferous plant, Ligusticum scoticum.
Etymology: ME loveache alt. f. OF levesche f. LL levisticum f. L ligusticum neut. of ligusticus Ligurian

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