Glycyrrhiza glabra

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Glycyrrhiza glabra 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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Usage

In literature:

Extract of liquorice, glycyrrhiza glabra.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
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In news:

The root of the glycyrrhiza glabra plant, a legume that sprouts purple and blue flowers.
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