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chicory meaning and definition

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Definition of chicory (noun)

  1. the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute
  2. perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads
  3. root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee
  4. crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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