Sanguinaria Canadensis
Sanguinaria San`gui*na"ri*a, n. [NL. See {Sanguinary}, a. & n.] 1. (Bot.) A genus of plants of the Poppy family. [1913 Webster]

Note: {Sanguinaria Canadensis}, or bloodroot, is the only species. It has a perennial rootstock, which sends up a few roundish lobed leaves and solitary white blossoms in early spring. See {Bloodroot}. [1913 Webster]

2. The rootstock of the bloodroot, used in medicine as an emetic, etc. [1913 Webster]


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