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3 definitions found
 for Colicroot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Blazing \Blaz"ing\, a.
     Burning with a blaze; as, a blazing fire; blazing torches.
     --Sir W. Scott.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Blazing star.
     (a) A comet. [Obs.]
     (b) A brilliant center of attraction.
     (c) (Bot.) A name given to several plants; as, to
         Cham[ae]lirium luteum of the Lily family; Liatris
         squarrosa; and Aletris farinosa, called also
         colicroot and star grass.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Colicroot \Col"ic*root`\, n.
     A bitter American herb of the Bloodwort family, with the
     leaves all radical, and the small yellow or white flowers in
     a long spike ({Aletris farinosa and Aletris aurea). Called
     sometimes star grass, blackroot, blazing star, and
     unicorn root.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  colicroot
      n 1: any of several perennials of the genus Aletris having
           grasslike leaves and bitter roots reputed to cure colic
           [syn: colicroot, colic root, crow corn, star grass,
           unicorn root]

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