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

 red·root /ˈrɛdˌrut, ˌrʊt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Red·root n. Bot. A name of several plants having red roots, as the New Jersey tea (see under Tea), the gromwell, the bloodroot, and the Lachnanthes tinctoria, an endogenous plant found in sandy swamps from Rhode Island to Florida.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : perennial woodland native of North America having a red root
          and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leave and white
          flower in early spring and having acrid emetic
          properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant
          [syn: bloodroot, puccoon, tetterwort, Sanguinaria