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pinkroot

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noun pink·root \ˈpiŋk-ˌrüt, -ˌru̇t\

Definition of pinkroot

  1. :  any of several American plants (genus Spigelia) related to the nux vomica and used as anthelmintics; especially :  a United States woodland herb (S. marilandica) sometimes cultivated for its showy red and yellow flowers



1763

First Known Use of pinkroot

1763


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pinkroot

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noun pink·root \ˈpiŋ-ˌkrüt, -ˌkru̇t\

Medical Definition of pinkroot

  1. :  any of several plants of the genus Spigelia related to the nux vomica and used as anthelmintics




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