Bloodroot

Definition of Bloodroot

Blood´root`
n.1.(Bot.) A plant (Sanguinaria Canadensis), with a red root and red sap, and bearing a pretty, white flower in early spring; - called also puccoon, redroot, bloodwort, tetterwort, turmeric, and Indian paint. It has acrid emetic properties, and the rootstock is used as a stimulant expectorant. See Sanguinaria.

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genus Sanguinaria, herb, herbaceous plant, puccoon, redroot, Sanguinaria, Sanguinaria canadensis, tetterwort
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