redroot

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

red·root

noun \ˈred-ˌrüt, -ˌrt\

Definition of REDROOT

1
:  a perennial herb (Lachnanthes caroliniana syn. L. tinctoria) of the eastern United States whose red root is the source of a dye
3
:  bloodroot
4
:  a pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) that bears greenish flowers in dense spikes with bracts almost twice as long as the sepals

First Known Use of REDROOT

1709

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