HyperDic: bloodroot

English > 1 sense of the word bloodroot:
NOUNplantbloodroot, puccoon, redroot, tetterwort, Sanguinaria canadensisperennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties
English > bloodroot: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningperennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock / rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant.
Synonymspuccoon, redroot, tetterwort, Sanguinaria canadensis
Member ofSanguinaria, genus SanguinariaOne species
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishsanguinaria canadensis, sanguinaria
Catalansanguinària del canadà

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