"licorice" in the noun sense
1. licorice, liquorice, Glycyrrhiza glabra
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
2. licorice, liquorice
a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant
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