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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