[ kol-ik-root, -root ]
/ ˈkɒl ɪkˌrut, -ˌrʊt /
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Other Common Names — Dioscorea, colicroot, rheumatism-root, devil's bones.Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants|A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
British Dictionary definitions for colicroot
/ (ˈkɒlɪkˌruːt) /
either of two North American liliaceous plants, Aletris farinosa or A. aurea, having tubular white or yellow flowers and a bitter root formerly used to relieve colic
any of various other plants formerly used to relieve colic
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