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bitterroot

noun bit·ter·root \ˈbi-tə(r)-ˌrüt, -ˌrt\

Definition of BITTERROOT

:  a succulent herb (Lewisia rediviva) of the purslane family that grows in western North America and has starchy roots and pink or white flowers
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First Known Use of BITTERROOT

1838

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