Definition of bitterroot in English:

bitterroot

Syllabification: bit·ter·root
Pronunciation: /ˈbitərˌro͞ot, -ˌro͝ot/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

  • A plant of the purslane family with showy pinkish-white flowers on short stems. Found throughout the rocky areas of western North America, it is particularly abundant in Montana, of which it is the state flower.
    • Lewisia rediviva, family Portulacaceae

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