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.
- genus Lewisia
- wild flower
- bitter (English)
- bitter (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
- root (English)
- root (Middle English (1100-1500))
Rhymes with Bitterroot
Sentences with bitterroot
1. Noun, singular or mass
Like many plants in the Portulacaceae family, bitterroot is cultivated for ornamental purposes.