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 for Phytolacca
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Phytolacca \Phy`to*lac"ca\, prop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. fyto`n plant
     + It. lacca lac.] (Bot.)
     A genus of herbaceous plants, some of them having berries
     which abound in intensely red juice; poke, or pokeweed.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: type genus of Phytolaccaceae: pokeweed [syn: Phytolacca,
           genus Phytolacca]

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