crinkle root


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n crinkle root North American herb with pungent scaly or toothed roots
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In literature:

Crinkle-root is spicy, but you must partake of it delicately, or it will bite your tongue.
"Fisherman's Luck" by Henry van Dyke
I never yet got one, though I have found many of the crinkle-root salads.
"Woodland Tales" by Ernest Seton-Thompson