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colicroot

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noun col·ic·root \ˈkä-lik-ˌrüt, -ˌru̇t\

Definition of colicroot

  1. :  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



1833

First Known Use of colicroot

1833


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