The purgative drug obtained from the roots of this plant or related plants.
The root of any of these plants: some are eaten as a vegetable, some serve as a source of sugar, and some are used for fodder
A corm, tuber, or tuberous root resembling a bulb, as in a crocus, dahlia, or cyclamen
The main, often long or slender part of a plant that usually grows upward above the ground and supports other parts, such as branches and leaves. Plants have evolved a number of tissue arrangements in the stem. Seedless vascular plants (such as mosses and ferns) have primary vascular tissue in an inner core, a cylindrical ring, or individual strands scattered amid the ground tissue. In eudicots, magnoliids, and conifers, the stem develops a continuous cylindrical layer or a ring of separate bundles of vascular tissue (including secondary vascular tissue) embedded in the ground tissue. In monocots and some herbaceous eudicots, individual strands of primary vascular tissue are scattered in the ground tissue.
The state of being swollen.
A large, tropical Asian plant (Colocasia esculenta) of the arum family, with shield-shaped leaves: it is cultivated for its edible corms, which are the source of poi
The root of either of these plants
A moist, orange-colored variety of sweet potato
A tiny crystal or other particle, as one added to a solution or liquid to start crystallization
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A fleshy, thickened, vertical, underground stem, usually having annual segments with a bud at the tip, thin external scale leaves, and roots at the base, as in the gladiolus: corms differ from bulbs in having much more stem tissue and fewer scale leaves
A horizontal, usually underground stem that often sends out roots and shoots from its nodes.
(Slang) A quick escape away from a scene.
type genus of the Tuberaceae: fungi whose fruiting bodies are typically truffles
The definition of a root is the part of the plant that is generally underground or the origin of something.
Any small organism or cell that can develop into a new individual; seed, germ, etc.
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