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… gourd, beer, bitters, olives, citrus peel, many plants in the Brassicaceae family, dandelion greens, wild chicory, and escarole. Quinine is also known for its bitter taste and is found in tonic water.

Synonyms of bitterness

noun: acerbity, wormwood, gall, acrimony; plural: acerbities, wormwoods, galls, acrimonies; related terms: rancor, rancour, resentment, gall, ill will, enmity, hostility, heartburning, huffishness, sulkiness, grievance, grudge, score, enviousness, envy.

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… Short explanation

Any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine.

Complete definition

The docks and sorrels, genus Rumex L., are a genus of about 200 species of annual, biennial and perennial herbs in the buckwheat family Polygonaceae.

Members of this family are very common perennial herbs growing mainly in the northern hemisphere, but various species have been introduced almost everywhere.

Some are nuisance weeds (and are …

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Wild chicory

… leaves may be sauteed with garlic, anchovies and other ingredients. In this form the resulting greens might be combined with pasta or accompany meat dishes.

Synonyms of wild chicory

noun: wild succory, succory, chicory; plural: succories, chicories; related terms: curly endive (Cichorium endivia).

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