Synonyms and Antonyms for derris-root

1. derris root (n.)

woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone


2. derris (n.)

any of various usually woody vines of the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of native fish and arrow poisons

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4. root (n.)

(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

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5. root (v.)

take root and begin to grow

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7. root (n.)

the set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation

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8. root (n.)

a number that, when multiplied by itself some number of times, equals a given number

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9. root (n.)

a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes

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10. root (v.)

become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style

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