Breadroot meaning

brĕdro͝ot, -ro͝ot
Any of various perennial herbs of the genus Pediomelum in the pea family, especially P. esculentum (syn. Psoralea esculenta) of central North America, having a tuberous, starchy root that was an important food for many Native Americans.
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A low-growing plant (Psoralea esculenta) of the pea family, with blue flowers, common on the prairies of W North America.
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Its edible starchy root.
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The edible root of a leguminous plant (Psoralea esculenta).
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