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Meaning of chicory

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee
           substitute [syn: {chicory}, {chicory root}]
      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 [syn: {chicory}, {succory}, {chicory
         plant}, {Cichorium intybus}]
      3: root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute
         for or adulterate coffee [syn: {chicory}, {chicory root}]
      4: crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste [syn:
         {chicory}, {curly endive}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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