liquorice definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Variant of licorice.
    • A leguminous plant, Glycyrrhiza glabra, from which a sweet black liquor is extracted and used as a confection plus in medicine
    • a kind of confection made of liquorice herb.
    • See licorice.
    • See licorice.
    • a black candy flavored with the dried foot of the licorice plant
    • deep-rooted coarse-textured plant indigenous to the Mediterranean area having blue blossoms and pinnately compound leaves; extensively cultivated in European countries because of its lengthy thick nice roots

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