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roseroot

[rohz-root, -roo t] /ˈroʊzˌrut, -ˌrʊt/
noun
1.
any of certain perennial mountain plants, as Sedum rosea, Sedum rhodiola, or Rhodiola rosea, so called because the roots smell like roses.
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rose-root

noun
1.
a Eurasian crassulaceous mountain plant, Sedum rosea, with fleshy pink-tipped leaves, a thick fleshy pinkish underground stem, and a cluster of yellow flowers Also called midsummer-men
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