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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Puttyroot  \Put"ty*root`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  An  American  orchidaceous  plant  ({Aplectrum  hyemale})  which 
  flowers  in  early  summer.  Its  slender  naked  rootstock  produces 
  each  year  a  solid  corm,  filled  with  exceedingly  glutinous 
  matter,  which  sends  up  later  a  single  large  oval  evergreen 
  plaited  leaf.  Called  also  {Adam-and-Eve}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  adam-and-eve 
  n  :  North  American  orchid  bearing  a  single  leaf  and 
  yellowish-brown  flowers  [syn:  {puttyroot},  {Aplectrum 
  hyemale}] 




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