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a name given to a number of plants which have red leaves or roots, or which are popularly considered either to draw blood or to reduce bleeding
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any of various plants having red roots, markings, or juices, as the redroot or bloodroot.
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|Noun||1.||bloodwort - any of various plants of the family Haemodoraceae; roots contain a deep red coloring matter|
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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