bloodwort

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

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. bloodstream,
  2. bloodsucker,
  3. bloodthirsty,
  4. bloodwood,
  5. bloodworm,
  6. bloody,
  7. bloody caesar,
  8. bloody flux,
  9. bloody mary,
  10. bloody shirt

Origin of bloodwort

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

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