biscuitroot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

biscuit +‎ root

Noun[edit]

biscuitroot (countable and uncountable, plural biscuitroots)

  1. Any of a number of North American plants in the genus Lomatium, with edible, starchy roots.
    • 2013, David Williams, Naturalist's Guide to Canyon Country, page 49:
      A perennial member of the carrot family, canyonlands biscuitroot reproduces by seed and cloning. An individual biscuitroot clump includes many clones.