from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various perennial herbs of the genus Pediomelum in the pea family, especially P. esculentum (syn. Psoralea esculenta) of central North America, having a tuberous, starchy root that was an important food for many Native Americans.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A plant of the genus Psoralea, the P. esculenta. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) The root of a leguminous plant (
Psoralea esculenta), found near the Rocky Mountains. It is usually oval in form, and abounds in farinaceous matter, affording sweet and palatable food.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
edible rootof a leguminous plant(Psoralea esculenta).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots
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bread + root
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