Bread root


[bred-root, -root]
the edible starchy root of Psoralea esculenta, a leguminous plant of central North America.

1820–30, Americanism; bread + root1 Unabridged
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breadroot (ˈbrɛdˌruːt)
Also called: prairie turnip a leguminous plant, Psoralea esculenta, of central North America, having an edible starchy root

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