a North American plant, Lachnanthes caroliniana (or L. tinctoria), having sword-shaped leaves, woolly, yellowish flowers, and a red, root.
any of various other plants having red, roots, as the alkanet, Alkanna tinctoria, pigweed, Amaranthus retroflexus, and New Jersey tea, Ceanothus americanus.
a bog plant, Lachnanthes tinctoria, of E North America, having woolly yellow flowers and roots that yield a red dye: family Haemodoraceae
another name for pigweed (sense 1)
noun, English History. 1. the emblem of the royal house of Lancaster. noun 1. (English history) the emblem of the House of Lancaster See also Wars of the Roses, white rose
noun 1. Plant Pathology. any of several fungal diseases of sugarcane, sorgo, and some trees, characterized by a red discoloration within the affected stalks.
- Red route
noun 1. an urban through route where the penalties for illegal parking are severe and are immediately enforced noun in the UK, any major street with restricted parking Usage Note UK
noun 1. a children’s game in which two teams, some distance apart, face each other and take turns designating an opposing player to run toward their line. Any player who fails to break through their clasped hands becomes a member of that team.