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- 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.
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- n. perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves
yellow + root (Wiktionary)