Meaning of BLOODROOT in English

ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

1. : a scapose woods plant ( Sanguinaria canadensis ) having a red root and red sap, bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring, and having acrid emetic properties and a rootstock that is used as a stimulant expectorant — called also bloodwort, Indian paint, puccoon, redroot, tetterwort, turmeric

2. Britain : tormentil

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