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One entry found for licorice.
Main Entry: lic·o·rice
Pronunciation: primarystresslik(-schwa)-rish, -rschwas
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English licorice "licorice," from early French licoris (same meaning), from Latin liquiritia (same meaning), derived from Greek glykyrrhiza, literally, "sweet root"
1 a : a European plant of the legume family with spikes of blue flowers b : the dried root of licorice; also : a preparation made from the root
2 : a candy flavored with licorice or a substitute (as anise)

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