noun Zan·tho·rhi·za \ˌzan(t)thəˈrīzə\

Definition of Zanthorhiza

  1. :  a small genus of North American low shrubby plants (family Berberidaceae) with purplish brown flowers and very bitter yellow roots

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Origin and Etymology of zanthorhiza

New Latin, irregular from xanth- + -rhiza

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to criticize severely

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