from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by having a fleshy elongated root which is truncated below or terminates abruptly: as, stump-rooted carrots and parsnips. Sometimes (but improperly) also used in the sense of club-footed or club-rooted.
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The stump-rooted, or half-long varieties (Fig. 300), are sown for the general garden crop.