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pink' root'



Plant Pathol.
a disease of onions and other plants, characterized by pink, withered roots, caused by a fungus, Pyrenochaeta terrestris.

pink•root



Pronunciation: (pingk'rOOt", -root"), [key]
n.
1. the root of any of various plants belonging to the genus Spigelia, of the logania family, esp. that of S. marilandica of the U.S., that is used as a vermifuge.
2. any of these plants.

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