alumroot

noun
al·​um·​root | \ ˈa-ləm-ˌrüt How to pronounce alumroot (audio) , -ˌru̇t \

Definition of alumroot

: any of a genus (Heuchera) of North American herbs of the saxifrage family having basal rounded or lobed toothed leaves especially : one (H. americana) of eastern North America

First Known Use of alumroot

1798, in the meaning defined above

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“Alumroot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alumroot. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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