Definition of Chayroot

1. the root of a chay [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chayroot

chawbacons
chawdron
chawdrons
chawed
chawer
chawers
chawing
chawnce
chaws
chay
chaya
chayas
chayesite
chayote
chayotes
chayroot (current term)
chayroots
chays
chazan
chazanim
chazans
chazzan
chazzanim
chazzans
chazzen
chazzenim
chazzens
chazzer
chazzerai
chazzers

Literary usage of Chayroot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"The culture of chayroot is still very limited, but its red, black, and chocolate dyes are coming into repute in Europe. Cochineal is largely exported to ..."

2. Early Travels in India, 1583-1619 by William Foster (1921)
"... red coloured with a root which they called Saia [chayroot or Indian madder], which will never lose his colour; it is very we! solde here, and very much ..."

3. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... the chayroot plant, Is In Its wild state a low widely-spreading almost stemless plant, but under cultivation it assumes a more erect habit and ..."

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