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EtymologyEdit

süß +‎ Holz, inherited from Middle High German süezholz, a calque of Ancient Greek γλυκύρριζα (glukúrrhiza) from γλυκύς (glukús, sweet) + ῥίζα (rhíza, root).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzyːshɔlt͡s/
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NounEdit

Süßholz n (genitive Süßholzes, plural Süßhölzer)

  1. liquorice (plant)
    • 2015 February 21, “Lakritz im Burger: Der Süßholz-Trend aus dem Norden”, in Focus (dpa)[1]:
      Mit dem schwarzen Süßholz würzen die Dänen alles vom Gemüse bis zum Steak.
      With the black liquorice the Danes season everything from vegetables to the steak.

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