a Eurasian plant, Glycyrrhiza glabra, of the legume family.
the sweet-tasting, dried root of this plant or an extract made from it, used in medicine, confectionery, etc.
a candy flavored with licorice root.
any of various related or similar plants.
- Also especially British, liq·uo·rice .
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How to use licorice in a sentence
This first crossover into the treat category was the Pontefract Cake, and from there, England developed its own licorice style, the most famous example being Liquorice allsorts, a mixture of firmer licorice candies in a range of flavors and colors.
Wilson’s cookbook details various types of pure licorice, from sticks and powders to syrups and pellets.
With licorice there’s always another frontier to explore and discuss.
When I was a kid growing up in Scandinavia, licorice was a standard category in the candy aisle alongside chocolate and caramels.
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Two bottles of stout supplied the necessary lubrication, and there was frequent recourse to a box of licorice pastilles.
Not everybody likes licorice, but people who like licorice really like licorice.
Cooked or raw, the mild licorice flavor of fennel is amazing matched with citrus fruit.
With the addition of licorice-flavored Pernod, this dish has a uniquely sophisticated flavor.
Little girls hurried across the street, and the jar of licorice was exhausted.Emmy Lou | George Madden Martin
For that matter, if they 107came right over, he would take back the tissue-paper and substitute licorice sticks.Emmy Lou | George Madden Martin
In the Italian province of Calabria licorice is planted with peas and corn.
As to the exact habitat of licorice there is some difference of opinion.
About the nastiest of all candies are the licorice and the chocolate conglomerations.The Funny Side of Physic | A. D. Crabtre
British Dictionary definitions for licorice
the usual US and Canadian spelling of liquorice
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