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pinkroot

  

      n  
1    any of several loganiaceous plants of the genus Spigelia, esp. S. marilandica, of the southeastern U.S., having red-and-yellow flowers and pink roots  
2    the powdered root of this plant, used as a vermifuge  
3    a fungal disease of onions and related plants resulting in stunted growth and shrivelled pink roots  
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pinko, Pinkerton, pink, Pinero

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