pinkroot

noun pink·root \ ˈpiŋk-ˌrüt , -ˌru̇t \

Definition of pinkroot

: any of several American plants (genus Spigelia) related to the nux vomica and used as anthelmintics; especially : a U.S. woodland herb (S. marilandica) sometimes cultivated for its showy red and yellow flowers

First Known Use of pinkroot

1763


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pinkroot

noun pink·root \ ˈpiŋ-ˌkrüt, -ˌkru̇t \

medical Definition of pinkroot

: any of several plants of the genus Spigelia related to the nux vomica and used as anthelmintics

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