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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An umbelliferous plant, Carum Gairdneri, found from California to Wyoming and Washington; doubtless, also, C. Kellogii, of central California. These plants have fascicled tuberous roots, which are an important food of the Indians.

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

  • noun (Bot.) An umbelliferous plant (Carum Gairdneri); also, its small fleshy roots, which are eaten by the Indians from Idaho to California.

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

  • noun An umbelliferous plant, Perideridia gairdneri, native to California, whose tubers were used as food by Native Americans

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