American chinaroot


Definition of American chinaroot

: a greenbrier (Smilax pseudo-china) with large tuberous roots

First Known Use of American chinaroot

1838, in the meaning defined above

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“American chinaroot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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