Part of speech: noun

An annual herb or a confection made from its root.

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Usage examples "licorice":

  1. It was licorice root made into a drink. - "Explorers of the Dawn", Mazo de la Roche.
  2. Does the fellow deal in licorice root? - "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
  3. There are several million dollars in store for the man who will manufacture handles that are toothsome- say of licorice, cinnamon, or sassafras wood, or of some composition agreeable to the palate. - "Seeds of Pine", Janey Canuck.