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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A North American woodland plant (Hydrastis canadensis) in the buttercup family, having small greenish-white flowers and a yellow root used in herbal medicine.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The false or wild spikenard, Vagnera racemosa.
  • noun The yellowroot or yellow puccoon, Hydrastis Canadensis, a ranunculaceous plant of the United States.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A perennial herb of Northeastern U. S. (Hydrastis Canadensis) having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Hydrastis canadensis, a perennial herb of the buttercup family, native to southeastern Canada and the northeastern United States, with a thick, yellow knotted rootstock and diverse medicinal properties.

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

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

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