What does birthroot mean?

birthroot meaning in General Dictionary

An herbaceous plant Trillium erectum and its astringent rootstock which can be believed to have medicinal properties

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  • trillium of east united states having malodorous red to purple plants and an astringent root used in people medication specifically to relieve childbirth
  • An herbaceous plant (Trillium erectum), and its astringent rootstock, that will be believed to have medicinal properties.

birthroot meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) An herbaceous plant (Trillium erectum), and its particular astringent rootstock, which can be said to have medicinal properties.