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Xanthorhiza

Xanˊtho-rhi′za

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Noun.
[NL., fr. Gr.
ξανθόσ
yellow +
ῥίζα
root.]
(Bot.)
A genus of shrubby ranunculaceous plants of North America, including only the species
Xanthorhiza apiifolia
, which has roots of a deep yellow color; yellowroot. The bark is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic.

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Xanthorhiza

Xanthorhiza

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Xanthorhiza f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Ranunculaceae - yellowroot.