chicory Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"chicory" in British English

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chicorynoun [U]

uk   /ˈtʃɪk.ər.i/  us   /-ɚ-/
a ​Europeanplant with ​blueflowers and ​leaves that are ​eaten in ​salads a ​powder made from the ​root of this ​plant and ​added to or used ​instead of ​coffee (also endive) a ​plant with ​paleleaves that ​tastebitter and that are ​eatencooked as a ​vegetable or in ​salads
(Definition of chicory from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chicorynoun [U]

 us   /ˈtʃɪk·ə·ri/
a ​plant with ​blueflowers, often ​grown for ​itsedibleroots and ​leaves
(Definition of chicory from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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