colicroot colicroot


  • (n) any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic


  • "I think it's somewhere over by this colicroot," said Wilson, trudging, head down, his white knee socks pulled up over his khaki pants to prevent ticks and other insects from feasting on his legs.
    on Aug 29, 2009 By: Ron Wilson Source: Los Angeles Times

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