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

 gen·tian /ˈʤɛn(t)ʃən/
 龍膽屬的植物,龍膽根

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

 gen·tian /ˈʤɛnʧən/ 名詞
 龍膽(根)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gen·tian n.  Bot. Any one of a genus (Gentiana) of herbaceous plants with opposite leaves and a tubular four- or five-lobed corolla, usually blue, but sometimes white, yellow, or red. See Illust. of Capsule.
 Note:Many species are found on the highest mountains of Europe, Asia, and America, and some are prized for their beauty, as the Alpine (Gentiana verna, Gentiana Bavarica, and Gentiana excisa), and the American fringed gentians (Gentiana crinita and Gentiana detonsa). Several are used as tonics, especially the bitter roots of Gentiana lutea, the officinal gentian of the pharmacopoeias.
 Horse gentian, fever root.
 Yellow gentian Bot., the officinal gentian (Gentiana lutea). See Bitterwort.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gentian
      n : any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially
          the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis