Meaning of toothwort
Pronunciation: (tth'wûrt", -wôrt"), [key]
- a European plant, Lathraea squamaria, of the broomrape family, having a rootstock covered with toothlike scales.
- Also called pepperroot. any of several plants belonging to the genus Dentaria, of the mustard family, having toothlike projections upon the creeping rootstock.
- toothwort (Thesaurus)