Meaning of BLOODROOT in English

noun a plant (sanguinaria canadensis), with a red root and red sap, and bearing a pretty, white flower in early spring;

— called also puccoon, redroot, bloodwort, tetterwort, turmeric, and indian paint. it has acrid emetic properties, and the rootstock is used as a stimulant expectorant. ·see sanguinaria.

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