from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A name given in the United States to the plant Arisœma Dracontium, and to the root of the Indian turnip, Arisœma triphyllum.
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Arisæma atroreubens, Blum. in K'th's En.Pl. Arum triphyllum, L.Ell. Sk. Wake robin; Indian turnip; dragon-root.
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