puttyroot

noun
put·ty·root | \ˈpə-tē-ˌrüt, -ˌru̇t\

Definition of puttyroot 

: a North American orchid (Aplectrum hyemale) having a corm filled with glutinous matter and producing a solitary leaf and a scape bearing a raceme of brownish flowers

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circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

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