can·ker·root (kăngʹkər-ro͞ot', -ro͝ot') n.
The goldthread.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • cankerroot — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: so called from the use of the roots in folk medicine as a cure for canker : any of several plants with astringent roots: as a. : sea lavender 1 b. : goldthread 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • white cankerroot — noun or white cankerweed : a rattlesnake root (Prenanthes alba) …   Useful english dictionary

  • white cankerweed — noun see white cankerroot …   Useful english dictionary

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