from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The chicory, Cichorium Intybus. See chicory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A plant of the genus Cichorium. See chicory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun chicory (Cichorium intybus)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun 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


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Perhaps alteration (influenced by Middle Low German suckerie or Middle Dutch suckereie) of Middle English cicoree; see chicory.]



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