See also: Glycyrrhiza

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin, from Ancient Greek γλυκύρριζα (glukúrrhiza, sweet root, licorice).

NounEdit

glycyrrhiza (plural glycyrrhizas)

  1. Any legume (such as liquorice) of the genus Glycyrrhiza.
    • 2015 July 8, “Pharmacokinetics of Active Components of Yokukansan, a Traditional Japanese Herbal Medicine after a Single Oral Administration to Healthy Japanese Volunteers: A Cross-Over, Randomized Study”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0131165:
      As various foods and sweeteners are known to contain glycyrrhiza, which contains GL, a glycoside of GA, we regulated the meals of subjects during this study.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek γλυκύρριζα (glukúrrhiza).

NounEdit

glycyrrhīza f (genitive glycyrrhīzae); first declension

  1. licorice root

QuotationsEdit

  • before 79 CE, Pliny the Elder, Julius Sillig, editor, C. Plini Secundi Naturalis historiae libri xxxvii, volume 2, Hamburg, published 1852, lib. xi, cap. liv, sect. 119, page 328:
    Quaedam rursus exiguo gustu famem ac sitim sedant conservantque viris, ut butyrum, hippace, glycyrriza; []
    (please add an English translation of this quote)
    (The footnote lists the codex variants of glycyrrhixa, glyciriza, clicirixa, and glycyrrhizon.)
  • before 79 CE, Pliny the Elder, Julius Sillig, editor, C. Plini Secundi Naturalis historiae libri xxxvii, volume 3, Hamburg, published 1853, lib. xxii, cap. ix, sect. 11, page 425:
    Alii eryngen falso eandem putavere esse et glycyrrizam, quare subiungi eam protinus refert.
    (please add an English translation of this quote)
    (The footnote lists the codex variant of glyzyrrizam.)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative glycyrrhīza glycyrrhīzae
Genitive glycyrrhīzae glycyrrhīzārum
Dative glycyrrhīzae glycyrrhīzīs
Accusative glycyrrhīzam glycyrrhīzās
Ablative glycyrrhīzā glycyrrhīzīs
Vocative glycyrrhīza glycyrrhīzae