from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as shrub-yellowroot.
  • noun An American herb, Hydrastis Canadensis, named also orange-root, yellow puccoon, Indian paint, turmeric-root, and especially (in medicine) goldenseal.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See xanthorhiza.
  • noun Same as orangeroot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Xanthorhiza simplicissima, syn. X. apiifolia, a North American subshrub whose roots were formerly used to produce a yellow dye.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves


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yellow +‎ root


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