• (British, America) IPA: /ˈlɪ.k(ə).ɹɪʃ/, /ˈlɪ.k(ə).ɹɪs/

licorice (uncountable)

  1. (countable) The plant Glycyrrhiza glabra, or sometimes in North America the related American Licorice plant Glycyrrhiza lepidota.
  2. (uncountable) A type of candy made from that plant's dried root or its extract.
    Synonyms: sugarallie
  3. (countable and uncountable) A black colour, named after the licorice.
  4. (uncountable, chemistry) A flavouring agent made from dried root portions of the aforementioned plant.
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