from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various plants of the genus Asarum, especially A. canadense of North America, having broad leaves, a solitary brownish flower, and an aromatic root. Also called heartleaf.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an American herb (Asarum Canadense) with two reniform leaves and a long, cordlike rootstock which has a strong taste of ginger.

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

  • n. low-growing perennial herb with pungent gingery leaves and rhizomes


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