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haemodoraceae


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bloodwort  \Blood"wort`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  plant,  {Rumex  sanguineus},  or  bloody-veined  dock.  The  name 
  is  applied  also  to  bloodroot  ({Sanguinaria  Canadensis}),  and 
  to  an  extensive  order  of  plants  ({H[ae]modorace[ae]}),  the 
  roots  of  many  species  of  which  contain  a  red  coloring  matter 
  useful  in  dyeing. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Haemodoraceae 
  n  :  some  genera  placed  in  family  Liliaceae  [syn:  {Haemodoraceae}, 
  {family  Haemodoraceae},  {bloodwort  family}] 




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