Meaning of puttyroot

put•ty•root

Pronunciation: (put'ē-rt", -root"), [key]
— n.
  1. an American orchid, Aplectrum hyemale, having a slender naked rootstock that produces a leafless stalk with a loose cluster of yellowish-brown flowers.
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