Meaning of colicroot
Pronunciation: (kol'ik-rt", -root"), [key]
- either of two North American plants, Aletris farinosa or A. aurea, of the lily family, having small yellow or white flowers in a spikelike cluster and a root reputed to relieve colic.
- any of certain other plants having roots reputed to cure colic.
- the blazing star, Liatris squarrosa.
- colicroot (Thesaurus)