Bread`root" (?), n. Bot.

The root of a leguminous plant (Psoralea esculenta), found near the Rocky Mountains. It is usually oval in form, and abounds in farinaceous matter, affording sweet and palatable food.

⇒ It is the Pomme blanche of Canadian voyageurs.

 

© Webster 1913.

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