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1. bitterroot

noun. ['ˈbɪtɝˌruːt'] showy succulent ground-hugging plant of Rocky Mountains regions having deep to pale pink flowers and fleshy farinaceous roots; the Montana state flower.

Synonyms

  • genus Lewisia
  • wildflower
  • wild flower
  • Lewisia

Etymology

  • bitter (English)
  • bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • root (English)
  • root (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Bitterroot

  • arrowroot
  • breadfruit
  • grapefruit

Example sentences of the word bitterroot


1. Noun, singular or mass
Like many plants in the Portulacaceae family, bitterroot is cultivated for ornamental purposes.

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