Roseroot

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Roseroot (Bot) A fleshy-leaved herb (Rhodiola rosea); rosewort; -- so called because the roots have the odor of roses.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n roseroot A succulent herb, Sedum Rhodiola, having simple leafy stems 5 to 10 inches high, broad thick leaves, yellowish or purplish flowers in a close cyme, and a rose-scented root. It grows on cliffs in northern Europe and Asia, and in North America in eastern Pennsylvania, Maine, and northward. Also rosewort.
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