Indian breadroot

noun
densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Psoralea, ↑genus Psoralea

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noun
Usage: usually capitalized I
Etymology: indian (II) 2

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breadroot.
[1850-55]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Indian breadroot — breadroot. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • large Indian breadroot — valgomoji duonšaknė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis augalas (Pediomelum esculentum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pediomelum esculentum angl. breadroot; Indian turnip; large Indian breadroot;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • breadroot — noun densely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots • Syn: ↑Indian breadroot, ↑pomme blanche, ↑pomme de prairie, ↑Psoralea esculenta • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • breadroot — valgomoji duonšaknė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis augalas (Pediomelum esculentum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pediomelum esculentum angl. breadroot; Indian turnip; large Indian breadroot;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Indian-turnip — valgomoji duonšaknė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis augalas (Pediomelum esculentum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Pediomelum esculentum angl. breadroot; Indian turnip; large Indian breadroot;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • breadroot — /bred rooht , root /, n. the edible starchy root of Psoralea esculenta, a leguminous plant of central North America. Also called Indian breadroot, pomme blanche, prairie turnip. [1820 30, Amer.; BREAD + ROOT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Indian turnip — noun common American spring flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries • Syn: ↑jack in the pulpit, ↑wake robin, ↑Arisaema triphyllum,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian potato — noun 1. a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans • Syn: ↑groundnut, ↑groundnut vine, ↑potato bean, ↑wild bean, ↑Apios americana, ↑Apios tuberosa • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pediomelum — Taxobox name = Pediomelum image width = 250px image caption = Pediomelum cuspidatum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae genus = Pediomelum genus authority = Rydb. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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