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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chic·o·ry /ˈʧɪk(ə)ri/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chic·o·ry n.
 1. Bot. A branching perennial plant (Cichorium Intybus) with bright blue flowers, growing wild in Europe, Asia, and America; also cultivated for its roots and as a salad plant; succory; wild endive. See Endive.
 2. The root, which is roasted for mixing with coffee.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the dried root of the chicory plant: used as a coffee
           substitute [syn: chicory root]
      2: 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 [syn: succory, chicory
         plant, Cichorium intybus]
      3: root of the chicory plant roasted and ground to substitute
         for or adulterate coffee [syn: chicory root]
      4: crisp spiky leaves with somewhat bitter taste [syn: curly