birthroot

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

Definition of birthroot 

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

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1711, in the meaning defined above

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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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