noun, plural suc·co·ries.

Origin of succory

1525–35; < Middle Low German suckerie, perhaps < Medieval Latin, blend of Latin succus juice and cichorium chicory; the plant's roots are full of sap Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -cories

another name for chicory

Word Origin for succory

C16: variant of cicoree chicory; related to Middle Low German suckerie, Dutch suikerei
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