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- n. The main sweet-tasting compound from liquorice root, thirty to fifty times as sweet as sucrose (table sugar).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A glucoside found in licorice root (Glycyrrhiza), in monesia bark (Chrysophyllum), in the root of the walnut, etc., and extracted as a yellow, amorphous powder, of a bittersweet taste.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A peculiar saccharine matter (C24H36O9) obtained from the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra.
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