Definition of Chocolate root
1. Noun. Erect perennial of north temperate zone having pinnate leaves and a few nodding flowers with a brown-purple calyx and orange and pink petals.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chocolate Root
Literary usage of Chocolate root
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. C.E. Hobbs' Botanical Hand-book: Of Common Local, English, Botanical and by Charles E. Hobbs (1876)
"Water avens, chocolate root, Rt. ast. ton. feb. sed. sto. ... White avens, chocolate root, used as " " ,* Corsican moss, Ceylon moss, Common dragon root, ..."
2. The complete herbalist; or, The people their own physicians by the use of by Oliver Phelps Brown (1867)
"chocolate root, is also known as White Avens, Purple or water Aveni, etc. The Purple Avens is a perennial, hairy, deep green herb, bearing a few, ..."
3. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1901)
"The plant is called chocolate-root, and the root when boiled makes a drink like chocolate. Prunus Pennsylvanica. Fire cherries in combination with currants ..."