Definition of Bloodwort

1. Noun. Any of various plants of the family Haemodoraceae; roots contain a deep red coloring matter.




Definition of Bloodwort

1. n. A plant, Rumex sanguineus, or bloody-veined dock. The name is applied also to bloodroot (Sanguinaria Canadensis), and to an extensive order of plants (Hæmodoraceæ), the roots of many species of which contain a red coloring matter useful in dyeing.

Definition of Bloodwort

1. Noun. The plant bloodroot. ¹

2. Noun. ''Rumex sanguineus'', the bloody-veined dock. ¹

3. Noun. Any of the Haemodoraceae, a family of flowering plants some of whose roots contain a red dye. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Medical Definition of Bloodwort

1. A plant, Rumex sanguineus, or bloody-veined dock. The name is applied also to bloodroot (Sanguinaria Canadensis), and to an extensive order of plants (Haemodoraceae), the roots of many species of which contain a red colouring matter useful in dyeing. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bloodwort

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bloodthirstily
bloodthirstiness
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bloodwit
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bloodwood
bloodwood tree
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bloodworm
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bloodwort (current term)
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bloody nose
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Literary usage of Bloodwort

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1. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1859)
"... (bloodwort FAMILY.) Herbs, with fibrous roots, usually equitant ¬°eaves, and perfect 3 ... bloodwort ..."

2. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"E. bloodwort FAMILY. Fibrous-rooted, herbaceous plants, with perfect and regular 3-6-androus flowers, which are scurfy or woolly outside; perianth tubular ..."

3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... adv. in US Mouse-ear Hawkweed, Mouse bloodwort, Ling Gowans, Felon-herb; Ger. ... Snake Plantain, Striped bloodwort, bloodwort, Early Hawkweed. ..."

4. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1859)
"... (bloodwort FAMILY.) Herbs, with fibrous roots, usually equitant ¬°eaves, and perfect 3 ... bloodwort ..."

5. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"E. bloodwort FAMILY. Fibrous-rooted, herbaceous plants, with perfect and regular 3-6-androus flowers, which are scurfy or woolly outside; perianth tubular ..."

6. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"... adv. in US Mouse-ear Hawkweed, Mouse bloodwort, Ling Gowans, Felon-herb; Ger. ... Snake Plantain, Striped bloodwort, bloodwort, Early Hawkweed. ..."

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