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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp bitter leaves.

Usage examples (35)
  • Coffee is frequently adulterated with chicory, which is harmless.
  • The chicory is a special red stemmed one that I am in love with - mild enough for salads.
  • Then at the same time you had into New York from San Juan, they came on the so-called chicory flights.
  • They're extracting fiber from corn, seaweed and roots of herbs such as chicory or using bacteria to synthesize fibers. for more
Tutoring comment
  • There was a large "chicory" (plant used as a substitute for coffee) plant growing near the "chickery" (the hatchery at a poultry farm).
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