Coralroot meaning

kôr'əl-ro͝ot', -ro͝ot', kŏr'-
Any of several terrestrial, saprophytic, chiefly New World orchids of the genus Corallorhiza having yellowish-green to purplish-brown leafless stems and small flowers.
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Any of a genus (Corallorhiza) of saprophytic, brownish orchids with branched, coral-colored roots and no leaves.
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Any of several saprophytic orchids of the genus Corallorhiza.
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Cardamine bulbifera.
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Origin of coralroot

  • From the corallike appearance of its branched rhizomes
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • coral +‎ root
    From Wiktionary