from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The root of the mandrake plant; used medicinally or as a narcotic; as a substance it is also called mandrake.
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- n. the root of the mandrake plant; used medicinally or as a narcotic
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The apothecary would rearrange his bottles, moving the powdered mandrake root to the place where the tinctures of Solomon's seal and milkwort had stood.