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Definition of "succory" [suc•co•ry]

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "succory" in a sentence
  • "“Was ever woman in a strait so fearful!” exclaimed the Lady of Lochleven — “At least, thou rash boy, beware that no one tastes the food, but especially the jar of succory-water.”"
  • "Helleboratus major and minor in Quercetan, and Syrupus Genistae for hypochondriacal melancholy in the same author, compound syrup of succory, of fumitory, polypody, &c."
  • "And because the spleen and blood are often misaffected in melancholy, I may not omit endive, succory, dandelion, fumitory,"