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Noun: colicroot  'kó-lik,root
  1. Any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic
    - colic root, crow corn, star grass, unicorn root

Derived forms: colicroots, colic roots

Type of: liliaceous plant

Part of: Aletris, genus Aletris

Encyclopedia: Colicroot