Culvers root

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Culvers root a tall perennial herb having spikes of small white or purple flowers; common in eastern North America
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Usage

In literature:

Culver's-root has a bitter and acrid taste, but no odor.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
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In news:

Culver's root glows in the light of the morning sun, Wolf Road Prairie, Westchester, Illinois.
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