fingerroot
fingerroot fingerroot n. tall leafy European biennial or perennial ({Digitalis purpurea}) having spectacular clusters of large tubular pink-purple flowers; -- its leaves yield the drug digitalis and are poisonous to livestock.

Syn: common foxglove, fairy bell, fingerflower, {Digitalis purpurea}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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