Meaning of alumroot

al•um•root

Pronunciation: (al'um-rt", -root"), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several North American plants belonging to the genus Heuchera, of the saxifrage family, esp. H. americana, having mottled foliage and greenish-white flowers.
  2. the root of any of these plants, used as an astringent.
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