Rhizome


Rhizome
Rhizome Rhi*zome", n. [Gr. ??? the mass of roots (of a tree), a stem, race, fr. ??? to make to root, pass., to take root, fr. ??? a root: cf. F. rhizome.] (Bot.) A rootstock. See {Rootstock}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.