TetterwortTet"ter*wort`\, n. (Bot.) A plant used as a remedy for tetter, -- in England the calendine, in America the bloodroot.
|perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant [syn: bloodroot]|
|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|