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- 1. chicory, chicory root, root
- usage: the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute
- 2. chicory, succory, chicory plant, Cichorium intybus, herb, herbaceous plant
- usage: 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. chicory, chicory root, coffee substitute
- usage: root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee
- 4. chicory, curly endive, salad green, salad greens
- usage: crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste
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