Indian turnip

Definition of Indian turnip

(Bot.) an American plant of the genus Arisæma. Arisæma triphyllum has a wrinkled farinaceous root resembling a small turnip, but with a very acrid juice. See Jack in the Pulpit, and Wake-robin.

See also: Indian

Related Words

Arisaema, Arisaema atrorubens, Arisaema triphyllum, aroid, arum, genus Arisaema, jack-in-the-pulpit, wake-robin
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