redroot

noun
red·​root | \ ˈred-ˌrüt How to pronounce redroot (audio) , -ˌru̇t\

Definition of redroot

1 : a perennial herb (Lachnanthes caroliniana synonym L. tinctoria) of the eastern U.S. whose red root is the source of a dye
3 : bloodroot
4 : a pigweed (Amaranthus retroflexus) that bears greenish flowers in dense spikes with bracts almost twice as long as the sepals

First Known Use of redroot

1709, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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