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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: chicorée, from Latin cichoreum, from Greek kichoreia

chicory

noun
     
Related topics: Cooking, Plants
chic‧o‧ry [uncountable]
1HBPDFC a European plant whose bitter leaves are eaten in salads
2 the roots of this plant, used in coffee or instead of coffee

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