colicroot


col·ic·root

noun \ˈkä-lik-ˌrüt, -ˌrt\

Definition of COLICROOT

:  any of several plants having roots used in folk medicine to treat colic; especially :  either of two bitter herbs (Aletris farinosa and A. aurea) of the lily family

First Known Use of COLICROOT

1833

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