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

  • n. A tuberous plant (Arisaema dracontium) of eastern North America, having divided leaves and minute flowers at the base of a long slender spadix projecting from a narrow green spathe. Also called dragonroot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a North American herbaceous plant (Arisæma Dracontium), resembling the Indian turnip; -- called also dragon root.

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

  • n. European arum resembling the cuckoopint
  • n. early spring-flowering plant of eastern North America resembling the related jack-in-the-pulpit but having digitate leaves, slender greenish yellow spathe and elongated spadix

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