crinkleroot


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crin·kle·root

 (krĭng′kəl-ro͞ot′, -ro͝ot′)
n.
A woodland plant (Cardamine diphylla) in the mustard family, occurring in eastern North America and having a thick rhizome, trifoliolate leaves, and clusters of white or pinkish flowers.

crinkleroot

(ˈkrɪŋkəlˌruːt)
n
(Plants) any of several species of the toothwort Dentaria, esp D. diphylla of E North America, which has a fleshy pungent rhizome and clusters of white or pinkish flowers: family Brassicaceae (crucifers)
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Noun1.crinkleroot - North American herb with pungent scaly or toothed rootscrinkleroot - North American herb with pungent scaly or toothed roots
bitter cress, bittercress - any of various herbs of the genus Cardamine, having usually pinnate leaves and racemes of white, pink or purple flowers; cosmopolitan except Antarctic
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