Medical Dictionary


noun lic·o·rice

Medical Definition of LICORICE

:  a European leguminous plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (G. glabra) with pinnate leaves and spikes of blue flowers
a :  glycyrrhiza 2 b :  an extract of glycyrrhiza commonly prepared in the form of a gummy or rubbery paste

Variants of LICORICE

lic·o·rice or chiefly British li·quo·rice \ˈlik(-ə)-rish, -rəs\
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