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chicory

noun [U] uk   /ˈtʃɪk.ər.i/ us    /-ɚ-/
(US also endive) a vegetable with white leaves that taste bitter and are eaten uncooked in salads a powder made from the root of this plant and added to or used instead of coffee
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