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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A black candy flavored with the dried root of a certain plant; Deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves.

Usage examples (26)
  • I'm Dutch so the licorice is a bit to much for my liking but I love the lavender in Brin Reglisse.
  • CHO: During the commercial break, I'm going to give you, guys, a taste of this Australian licorice, which is quite good.
  • My plan was to make this Michael Bras recipe for slow-roasted onions with "licorice" powder.
  • You can spell 'licorice' correctly on the first attempt but can't spell 'their' without spell check for more
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