[rohz-root, -roo t]


any of certain perennial mountain plants, as Sedum rosea, Sedum rhodiola, or Rhodiola rosea, so called because the roots smell like roses. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • The root has a pleasant rose-like odor, which gives rise to the name Roseroot, sometimes used for this species.