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licorice

noun lic·o·rice

Medical Definition of licorice

  1. 1:  a European leguminous plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (G. glabra) with pinnate leaves and spikes of blue flowers

  2. 2a:  glycyrrhiza 2b:  an extract of glycyrrhiza commonly prepared in the form of a gummy or rubbery paste



Variants of licorice

or chiefly British liquorice \ˈlik(-ə)-rish, -rəs\play play


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