bitterroot

noun bit·ter·root \ ˈbi-tər-ˌrüt , ˈbi-tə- , -ˌru̇t \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of bitterroot

:a succulent herb (Lewisia rediviva) of the purslane family that grows in western North America and has starchy roots and pink or white flowers

First Known Use of bitterroot

1838


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