Definition of American licorice

1. Noun. North American plant similar to true licorice and having a root with similar properties.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of American Licorice

American holly
American hop
American hornbeam
American hornbeams
American ivy
American jay
American jays
American kestrel
American kestrels
American lady crab
American language
American larch
American laurel
American laurels
American leishmaniasis
American licorice (current term)
American lime
American liquorice
American lobster
American lotus
American magpie
American maidenhair fern
American marten
American mastodon
American mastodont
American merganser
American mink
American minks
American mistletoe
American mountain ash

Literary usage of American licorice

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1. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... oil 0.03 per cent.; mannit; considerable starch and calcium oxal- ate chiefly in crystal fibers. ALLIED PLANTS.—The root of wild or American licorice. ..."

2. A Text-book of botany and pharmacognosy by Henry Kraemer (1908)
"... oil 0.03 per cent.; mannit; considerable starch and calcium oxal- ate chiefly in crystal fibers. ALLIED PLANTS.—The root of wild or American licorice. ..."

3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"The root of wild or American licorice. Glycyrrhiza lepidota, a perennial herb indigenous to western North America, is somewhat similar to Spanish licorice. ..."

4. Persian Miniatures by Harrison Griswold Dwight (1917)
"... the fat German who had left no stone unturned to find out where I was going and why, and an English agent of the American licorice Company. ..."

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