birthroot

noun birth·root \ ˈbərth-ˌrüt , -ˌru̇t \

Definition of birthroot

: any of several trilliums with astringent roots used in folk medicine

First Known Use of birthroot

1711

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birthroot

noun birth·root \ ˈbər-ˌthrüt , -ˌthru̇t \

medical Definition of birthroot

: any of several trilliums with astringent roots used in folk medicine

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