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

Derived forms: unicorn roots

Type of: liliaceous plant

Part of: Aletris, genus Aletris

Encyclopedia: Unicorn root