dragonroot


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drag·on·root

 (drăg′ən-ro͞ot′, -ro͝ot′)

dragonroot

(ˈdræɡənˌruːt)
n
1. (Plants) a North American aroid plant, Arisaema dracontium, having a greenish spathe and a long pointed spadix
2. (Pharmacology) the tuberous root of this plant, formerly used in medicine as an expectorant and diaphoretic
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