Puttyroot


Puttyroot
Puttyroot Put"ty*root`, n. (Bot.) An American orchidaceous plant ({Aplectrum hyemale}) which flowers in early summer. Its slender naked rootstock produces each year a solid corm, filled with exceedingly glutinous matter, which sends up later a single large oval evergreen plaited leaf. Called also {Adam-and-Eve}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.