Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See xanthorhiza.
  • n. Same as orangeroot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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

Etymologies

yellow +‎ root (Wiktionary)

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