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.

Exact synonyms: Geum Rivale, Indian Chocolate, Purple Avens, Water Avens
Generic synonyms: Avens

Lexicographical Neighbors of Chocolate Root

chocolate egg
chocolate eggs
chocolate face
chocolate faces
chocolate fondue
chocolate fudge
chocolate hot dog
chocolate ice cream
chocolate kiss
chocolate liquor
chocolate milk
chocolate milks
chocolate mousse
chocolate poisoning
chocolate pudding
chocolate root (current term)
chocolate sauce
chocolate soldier
chocolate spread
chocolate starfish
chocolate starfishes
chocolate syrup
chocolate tree
chocolate truffle
chocolate truffles

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 ..."

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