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Definition of bloodwort

bloodwort
Bloodroot Blood"root`, n. (Bot.) A plant (Sanguinaria Canadensis), with a red root and red sap, and bearing a pretty, white flower in early spring; -- called also puccoon, redroot, bloodwort, tetterwort, turmeric, and Indian paint. It has acrid emetic properties, and the rootstock is used as a stimulant expectorant. See Sanguinaria. Note: In England the name is given to the tormentil, once used as a remedy for dysentery.
Bloodwort
Bloodwort Blood"wort`, n. (Bot.) A plant, Rumex sanguineus, or bloody-veined dock. The name is applied also to bloodroot (Sanguinaria Canadensis), and to an extensive order of plants (H[ae]modorace[ae]), the roots of many species of which contain a red coloring matter useful in dyeing.

Meaning of bloodwort from wikipedia

- eastern Asia. Sanguinaria canadensis is also known as Canada puccoon, bloodwort, redroot, red puccoon, and sometimes pauson. It has also been known as...
- Bloodwort or Sanguinaria canadensis is a flowering plant native to eastern North America. Bloodwort may also refer to: Achillea millefolium or common...
- Traditional names for A. millefolium include arrowroot, bad man's plaything, bloodwort, carpenter's weed, death flower, devil's nettle, eerie, field hops, gearwe...
- treat their wounds, hence some of its common names such as allheal and bloodwort. The genus is native primarily to Europe, temperate areas of Asia, and...
- plants with 14 genera and 102 known species. It is sometimes known as the "bloodwort family". Primarily a Southern Hemisphere family, they are found in South...
- is the common name of some plants: Lachnanthes, aka Carolina redroot Sanguinaria, aka bloodroot, bloodwort, red puccoon Red-rood, a species of dogwood...
- obtusa — ****anese burnet Sanguisorba officinalisgreat burnet, burnet bloodwort Sanguisorba sti****ta Sanguisorba tenuifoliaAsian burnet Sanguisorba...
- Tribonanthes australis is the type species of the genus Tribonanthes in the bloodwort family, Haemodoraceae in south western Western Australia. It was first...
- Anigozanthos is a small genus of Australian plants in the bloodwort family Haemodoraceae. The 11 species and several subspecies are commonly known as...
- Sanguinaria canadensis. Canada Puccoon, or Bloodwort. From Project Gutenberg's The Botanical Magazine, Vol. V, by William Curtis....
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