Bloodroot meaning

blŭdro͝ot, -ro͝ot
A perennial wildflower (Sanguinaria canadensis) of eastern North American forests, having a single lobed leaf, a solitary white flower in early spring, and a fleshy rootstock exuding a poisonous red sap that can be used as a dye.
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A spring-blooming, North American wildflower (Sanguinaria canadensis) of the poppy family, with a single white flower and lobed leaf arising from a rootstock that yields a toxic red juice.
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A North American plant, Sanguinaria canadensis, of the poppy family, which has a red root and sap and a single white flower in early spring.
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