Meaning of pink root
— Plant Pathol. Plant Pathol.
- a disease of onions and other plants, characterized by pink, withered roots, caused by a fungus, Pyrenochaeta terrestris.
Pronunciation: (pingk'rt", -root"), [key]
- 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.
- any of these plants.
- pinkroot (Thesaurus)