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NOUN (1)

1. any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic;
[syn: colicroot, colic root, crow corn, star grass, unicorn root]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Blazing \Blaz"ing\, a. Burning with a blaze; as, a blazing fire; blazing torches. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Blazing star. (a) A comet. [Obs.] (b) A brilliant center of attraction. (c) (Bot.) A name given to several plants; as, to Cham[ae]lirium luteum of the Lily family; Liatris squarrosa; and Aletris farinosa, called also colicroot and star grass. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Colicroot \Col"ic*root`\, n. A bitter American herb of the Bloodwort family, with the leaves all radical, and the small yellow or white flowers in a long spike (Aletris farinosa and Aletris aurea). Called sometimes star grass, blackroot, blazing star, and unicorn root. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

colicroot n 1: any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic [syn: colicroot, colic root, crow corn, star grass, unicorn root]