san·gui·nar·ia /ˌsæŋgwəˈnɛriə, ˈnær-/
san·gui·nar·ia /ˌsæŋgwəˈnɛrɪə, ˈnær-/ 名詞
1. Bot. A genus of plants of the Poppy family.
Note: ☞ Sanguinaria Canadensis, or bloodroot, is the only species. It has a perennial rootstock, which sends up a few roundish lobed leaves and solitary white blossoms in early spring. See Bloodroot.
2. The rootstock of the bloodroot, used in medicine as an emetic, etc.
n : 1 species: bloodroot [syn: genus Sanguinaria]