- an American plant, Dicentra canadensis, of the fumitory family, having yellow roots resembling kernels of corn, finely dissected leaves, and clusters of drooping, heart-shaped, cream-colored flowers.
Origin of squirrel corn
An Americanism dating back to 1835–45
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- a North American plant, Dicentra canadensis, having yellow flowers and tubers resembling grains of corn: family FumariaceaeAlso called: colicweed