chicory

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Synonyms for chicory

the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee substitute

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

root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute for or adulterate coffee

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crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste