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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: tetterwort(0.01093 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to tetterwort.
English → English (WordNet)
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, redroot, Sanguinaria canadensis
English → English (gcide)
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.