Glycyrrhiza

Definition of Glycyrrhiza

Glyc`yr`rhi´za
n.1.(Bot.) A genus of papilionaceous herbaceous plants, one species of which (G. glabra), is the licorice plant, the roots of which have a bittersweet mucilaginous taste.
2.(Med.) The root of Glycyrrhiza glabra (liquorice root), used as a demulcent, etc.

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American licorice, American liquorice, genus Glycyrrhiza, Glycyrrhiza glabra, Glycyrrhiza lepidota, licorice, liquorice, Papilionoideae, rosid dicot genus, subfamily Papilionoideae, wild licorice, wild liquorice
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