from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A perennial herb (Lewisia rediviva) native to western North America and having showy pink or whitish flowers and an edible fleshy root.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Lewisia rediviva, a small, low, pink flower with a yellow center
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant (Lewisia rediviva) allied to the purslane, but with fleshy, farinaceous roots, growing in the mountains of Idaho, Montana, etc. It gives the name to the Bitter Root mountains and river. The Indians call both the plant and the river Spæt'lum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The big-root, Megarrhiza Californica.
- n. The Lewisia rediviva, a plant which gives its name to the Bitter Root mountains lying between Idaho and Montana.
- n. Dogbane, Apocynum androsæmifolium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. showy succulent ground-hugging plant of Rocky Mountains regions having deep to pale pink flowers and fleshy farinaceous roots; the Montana state flower
bitter + root (Wiktionary)