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liquorice

noun [U] UK (US licorice) uk   /ˈlɪk.ər.ɪs/ /-ɪʃ/  us   /-ɚ-/
the dried root of a Mediterranean plant, used in medicines and to give flavour to food, especially sweets a black sweet made from liquorice
Translations of “liquorice”
in Vietnamese cam thảo…
in Spanish regaliz…
in Thai ชะเอม…
in Malaysian likuoris…
in French réglisse…
in German die Lakrize…
in Chinese (Traditional) 甘草, 甘草糖…
in Indonesian gula-gula hitam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 甘草, 甘草糖…
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