bloodroot

noun blood·root \ -ˌrüt , -ˌru̇t \

Definition of bloodroot

: a plant (Sanguinaria canadensis) of the poppy family having a red root and sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring called also sanguinaria

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First Known Use of bloodroot

1724


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bloodroot

noun blood·root \ -ˌrüt , -ˌru̇t \

medical Definition of bloodroot

: an herb (Sanguinaria canadensis) of the poppy family that has red sap and has a rootstock and roots used as an emetic and expectorant

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