any plant of the tropical and subtropical leguminous genus Psoralea, having curly leaves, white or purple flowers, and short one-seeded pods: See breadroot
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How to use psoralea in a sentence
He appears to have lived chiefly on the Indian-turnip (psoralea esculenta).Your National Parks | Enos A. Mills
During the day, I had occasionally remarked among the hills the psoralea esculenta, the bread root of the Indians.
Amorpha, with the same psoralea, and a dwarf species of lupinus, are the characteristic plants.
It is a new psoralea, and occurred frequently henceforward along our road.