GOLDENSEAL

goldenseal, golden seal, yellow root, turmeric root, Hydrastis Canadensis

(noun) perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

goldenseal (countable and uncountable, plural goldenseals)

Hydrastis canadensis, a perennial herb of the buttercup family, native to southeastern Canada and the northeastern United States, with a thick, yellow knotted rootstock and diverse medicinal properties.

Synonyms

• orangeroot

Source: Wiktionary



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