Definition of Manroot

1. Noun. Tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato.




Definition of Manroot

1. Noun. a flowering plant in the gourd family (Cucurbitaceae),genus Marah, native to western North America ¹

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Literary usage of Manroot

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1. American Druggist (1889)
"... both species comprised under the vernacular name of manroot. The active principle seems to be most developed in the enormous rhizome. ..."

2. California Garden-flowers, Shrubs, Trees and Vines: Being Mainly Suggestions by Edward James Wickson (1914)
"The "wild cucumber" or "manroot," though a weed in a watermelon field, is beautiful, with its free summer growth of light-green, ivy-like foliage and ..."

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