chicory chicory

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute
  2. (n) 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
  3. (n) root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee
  4. (n) crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste

Usage(s):

  1. They do not have radishes, lettuce, chicory, or spinach.
  2. Why, they didn't even put any chicory in the coffee or supply Tabasco sauce for the eggs.
  3. The Habsburg empire was, however, doomed, battered by the French in the 18th century and trounced by the chicory-gulping Prussians in the 19th century.

News

  • All-American Celebration coming to Chicory Square

    BLUEFIELD — Hot dogs, apple pies, baseball, flags and patriotic music will come together Friday for the All-American Celebration at Chicory Square in Bluefield.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: Bluefield Daily Telegraph

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