bloodwort

[ bluhd-wurt, -wawrt ]
/ ˈblʌdˌwɜrt, -ˌwɔrt /

noun

the redroot, Lachnanthes caroliana.
any of various plants having red roots, markings, juices, etc.

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Origin of bloodwort

First recorded in 1200–50, bloodwort is from the Middle English word blodwurt.See blood, wort2
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