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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

(Rumex sanguineus)

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  • bloodwort — [blud′wʉrt΄] n. any of various American plants with red roots, stems, etc., as the bloodroot adj. designating a family (Haemodoraceae, order Liliales) of monocotyledonous perennial plants, with red roots and juice …   English World dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bloodwort — paprastoji kraujažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Achillea millefolium), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje ir Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bloodwort — kanadinė sangvinarija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aguoninių šeimos dažinis, dekoratyvinis, rauginis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Sanguinaria canadensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sanguinaria canadensis angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • bloodwort — kraujažolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių (Asteraceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Achillea). atitikmenys: lot. Achillea angl. bloodwort; yarrow; milfoil; thousand leaf vok. Schafgarbe rus. тысячелистник lenk. krwawnik …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • bloodwort — noun any of various plants of the family Haemodoraceae; roots contain a deep red coloring matter • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Haemodoraceae, ↑family Haemodoraceae, ↑bloodwort family …   Useful english dictionary

  • bloodwort — /blud werrt , wawrt /, n. 1. the redroot, Lachnanthes caroliana. 2. any of various plants having red roots, markings, juices, etc. 3. bloodroot. [1200 50; ME blodwurt. See BLOOD, WORT2] * * * …   Universalium

  • bloodwort — n. Red dock (Rumex sanguineus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • bloodwort — blood•wort [[t]ˈblʌdˌwɜrt, ˌwɔrt[/t]] n. pln any of various plants having red roots, markings, or juices, as the redroot or bloodroot • Etymology: 1200–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • bloodwort family — noun some genera placed in family Liliaceae • Syn: ↑Haemodoraceae, ↑family Haemodoraceae • Hypernyms: ↑monocot family, ↑liliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Liliales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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