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Noun: Glycyrrhiza glabra
  1. Deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots
    - licorice [N. Amer], liquorice [Brit, Cdn]

Type of: herb, herbaceous plant

Part of: genus Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhiza

Encyclopedia: Glycyrrhiza glabra