licorice

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  • (noun): A Mediterranean perennial plant (Glycyrrhiza glabra) having blue flowers, pinnately compound leaves, and a sweet, distinctively flavored root.
  • (noun): The root of this plant, used as a flavoring in candy, liqueurs, tobacco, and medicines.
  • (noun): A confection made from or flavored with the licorice root.
  • (noun): Any of various similar plants.

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  • (noun): a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant
  • (noun): deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots

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  • I suppose they were playing off of the licorice wheel candies that sort of looked like records, and I do believe I've heard the term licorice pizza as a reference to records, but still this sticker is just plain silly.

  • It was, but only inasmuch as it was cherry flavoured pipe tobacco, which we were rolling in licorice Rizlas because we found it a bit strong in a full pipeload.

  • "I had Chucks (shoes) covered in licorice straps, a skirt made of ties covered in black licorice, and my top was licorice allsorts on top of more licorice straps," Saskia said.

  • CHO: During the commercial break, I'm going to give you, guys, a taste of this Australian licorice, which is quite good.

  • I'm Dutch so the licorice is a bit to much for my liking but I love the lavender in Brin Reglisse.

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