Cichorium

noun Ci·cho·ri·um \sə̇ˈkōrēəm, -ȯr-\

Definition of Cichorium

  1. :  a genus of deep-rooted biennial or perennial herbs (family Compositae) having flowers bright blue or occasionally pink or white all ligulate and with flower heads solitary or in twos or threes — see chicory, endive

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Origin and Etymology of cichorium

New Latin, from Latin — more at chicory


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