Chicory, chiccory, chik′o-ri, n. a plant whose long carrot-like root is ground to adulterate coffee.
It is bad to leave the mountains, but chiccory is not palatable either.
It is best exemplified in the Dandelion and in chiccory (Fig. 266).
Endive and chiccory should be added to the list of vegetable salads.
Coffee is made mostly of chiccory, burnt livers, sometimes a little coffee bean.
chiccory I don't like, spite of the doctor, who says it is wholesome.
Hasn't the man trouble enough without tackling your chiccory?
Wash some chiccory, and boil for thirty minutes in three quarts of water, with a little salt.
Stir with a spoon on the fire until beginning to boil, then add your chiccory, and boil ten minutes.
Place on top of the chiccory two hard-boiled eggs cut in quarters.
late 14c., cicoree (modern form from mid-15c.), from Middle French cichorée "endive, chicory" (15c., Modern French chicorée), from Latin cichoreum, from Greek kikhorion (plural kikhoreia) "endive," of unknown origin. Klein suggests a connection with Old Egyptian keksher. The modern English form is from French influence.