HyperDic: puccoon

English > 2 senses of the word puccoon:
NOUNplantpuccoon, Lithospermum carolinienseperennial plant of eastern North America having hairy foliage yielding a red or yellow pigment
plantpuccoon, bloodroot, 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 > puccoon: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningperennial plant of eastern North America having hairy foliage yielding a red or yellow pigment.
SynonymLithospermum caroliniense
Member ofLithospermum, genus LithospermumAnnual or perennial herbaceous or shrubby plants
Broaderherb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
English > puccoon: 2 senses > noun 2, 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.
Synonymsbloodroot, 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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