réglisse

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French[edit]

réglisse – Glycyrrhiza glabra
des racines de réglisse – Glycyrrhiza glabra

Etymology[edit]

Old French regulisse, ricolisse, metathesized form of licoresse (whence English licorice, liquorice), from Late Latin liquiritia, alteration of Ancient Greek γλυκύρριζα (glukúrrhiza): γλυκύς (glukús, sweet) + ῥίζα (rhíza, root).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁe.ɡlis/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

réglisse f (plural réglisses)

  1. licorice (the plant)
  2. licorice (the confection)

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