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The dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute.  Synonym: chicory root.
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.  Synonyms: chicory plant, Cichorium intybus, succory.
Root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee.  Synonym: chicory root.
Crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste.  Synonym: curly endive.

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"Chicory" Quotes from Famous Books

... ill, and the King came to see her several times a day. I generally left the room when he entered, but, having stayed a few minutes, on one occasion, to give her a glass of chicory water, I heard the King mention Madame d'Egmont. Madame raised her eyes to heaven, and said, "That name always recalls to me a most melancholy and barbarous affair; but it was not my fault." These words dwelt in my mind, and, ...
— The Memoirs of Louis XV. and XVI., Volume 2 • Madame du Hausset, and of an Unknown English Girl and the Princess Lamballe

... saturated by the dripping of bacon, were dug up and washed, and barrels in which salt pork had been packed were soaked in water. Tea and coffee ceased to be used, and dried blackberry, currant, and raspberry leaves were used instead. Rye, wheat, chicory, chestnuts roasted and ground, did duty for coffee. The spinning wheel came again into use, and homespun clothing, dyed with the extract of black-walnut bark, or with wild indigo, was generally worn. As articles were scarce, prices rose, and ...
— A Brief History of the United States • John Bach McMaster

Words linked to "Chicory" :   salad greens, salad green, radicchio, herb, coffee substitute, genus Cichorium, herbaceous plant, root, Cichorium

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