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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 al·ka·net /ˈælkəˌnɛt/
 朱草,由朱草根部提製的紅色染料

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 al·ka·net /ˈælkəˌnɛt/ 名詞
 紫朱草根,紅根草屬

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·ka·net n.
 1. Chem. A dyeing matter extracted from the roots of Alkanna tinctoria, which gives a fine deep red color.
 2. Bot. (a) A boraginaceous herb (Alkanna tinctoria) yielding the dye; orchanet. (b) The similar plant Anchusa officinalis; bugloss; also, the American puccoon.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 alkanet
      n : perennial or biennial herb cultivated for its delicate
          usually blue flowers [syn: bugloss, Anchusa
          officinalis]