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Webster Dictionary

  1. Xanthorhiza(noun)

    a genus of shrubby ranunculaceous plants of North America, including only the species Xanthorhiza apiifolia, which has roots of a deep yellow color; yellowroot. The bark is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic

  2. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. xanqo`s yellow + "ri`za root.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Xanthorhiza

    A plant genus of the family RANUNCULACEAE. Members contain isoquinoline alkaloids.

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