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root1

root1

 
pronunciation:
rut
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part of speech: noun
definition: the part of a plant that grows under the ground. Roots take in water and food, and they hold the plant in the soil.
The roots of the old tree were very thick.
derivations: rooted (adj.), rootlike (adj.)
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