Definitions

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

Etymologies

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.]

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.