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dragonroot

[ drag-uhn-root, -root ]
/ ˈdræg ənˌrut, -ˌrʊt /
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noun
See under dragon (def. 8).
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Origin of dragonroot

First recorded in 1615–25; dragon + root1
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British Dictionary definitions for dragonroot

dragonroot
/ (ˈdræɡənˌruːt) /

noun
a North American aroid plant, Arisaema dracontium, having a greenish spathe and a long pointed spadix
the tuberous root of this plant, formerly used in medicine as an expectorant and diaphoretic
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