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bloodwort

[bluhd-wurt, -wawrt]
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noun
  1. the redroot, Lachnanthes caroliana.
  2. any of various plants having red roots, markings, juices, etc.
  3. bloodroot.
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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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