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aconite the drug obtained from the root of monkshood. [1/2 definitions]
arrowroot a plant of tropical America whose root is dried and pulverized to produce a nutritious starch. [2 definitions]
beet a cultivated plant whose leaves and fleshy, usu. dark red root are edible. (See sugar beet.) [2 definitions]
belladonna a drug or extract containing atropine derived from the root and leaves of this plant. [1/2 definitions]
bitterroot a plant found in western North America that bears showy pink or white flowers and has a fleshy edible root.
bloodroot a North American spring wildflower that bears a single white flower and has a fleshy red root that yields a toxic red sap.
brier2 a white heath of southern Europe, the woody root of which is used in making tobacco pipes.
brierroot the woody root of the brier or other woods used to make tobacco pipes. [1/2 definitions]
brierwood the wood of the root of the brier; brierroot.
calamus a wild iris known as the sweet flag, or its aromatic root. [1/3 definitions]
calque a word adopted into one language from another through the translation of each root or morpheme of the foreign word.
carrot a plant cultivated for its edible orange root. [2/3 definitions]
cassava any of several tropical American plants with a tuberous root that yields a nutritive starch. [1/2 definitions]
cementum a bonelike tissue covering the root of a tooth.
chervil any of various related plants that have an edible root. [1/2 definitions]
chicory a blue-flowered perennial plant whose leaves are used in salads and whose large root is often roasted and ground and added to coffee. [2 definitions]
crab grass any of several wild, coarse grasses that easily root, spread, and displace other plants and grasses, esp. in cultivated lawns.
crown the point at which the root and stem of a plant join, usu. at ground level. [1/21 definitions]
derivation something taken from a root or source; something derived. [1/4 definitions]
dogbane any of several perennial plants with an acrid, milky juice, a bitter root, and bearing bell-shaped flowers.
endodontics (used with a sing. verb) the branch of dentistry that diagnoses and treats diseases of the dental pulp; root canal therapy.