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English definition of “chicory”

chicory

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