Definition of licorice noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

licorice

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈlɪkərɪʃ//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a firm black substance with a strong flavor, obtained from the root of a plant, used in medicine and to make candy; a candy made from this substance
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