1. licorice

noun. ['ˈlɪkɝɪʃ'] a black candy flavored with the dried root of the licorice plant.


  • liquorice
  • confect


  • disassemble

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Rhymes with Licorice

  • gibberish
  • schweizerische

How do you pronounce licorice?

Pronounce licorice as ˈlɪkərɪʃ.

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Sentences with licorice

1. Noun, singular or mass
Do not take licorice if you have high blood pressure.

2. Verb, base form
Like its name suggests, this herb is relatively sweet and tastes similar to licorice or anise.

3. Adjective
Preliminary studies show that licorice root may also be useful.

2. licorice

noun. ['ˈlɪkɝɪʃ'] deep-rooted coarse-textured plant native to the Mediterranean region having blue flowers and pinnately compound leaves; widely cultivated in Europe for its long thick sweet roots.


  • herb
  • herbaceous plant
  • licorice root
  • genus Glycyrrhiza
  • Glycyrrhiza
  • liquorice