[ burth-root, -root ]
/ ˈbɜrθˌrut, -ˌrʊt /
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The very short rootstock and strong terminal bud of a Trillium or Birthroot.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
British Dictionary definitions for birthroot
/ (ˈbɜːθˌruːt) /
any of several North American plants of the genus Trillium, esp T. erectum, whose tuber-like roots were formerly used by the Native Americans as an aid in childbirth: family Trilliaceae
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