How many syllables in Root
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- v. i. - To turn up the earth with the snout, as swine.
- v. i. - Hence, to seek for favor or advancement by low arts or
groveling servility; to fawn servilely.
- v. t. - To turn up or to dig out with the snout; as, the swine
roots the earth.
- n. - The underground portion of a plant, whether a true root or a
tuber, a bulb or rootstock, as in the potato, the onion, or the sweet
- n. - The descending, and commonly branching, axis of a plant,
increasing in length by growth at its extremity only, not divided into
joints, leafless and without buds, and having for its offices to fix
the plant in the earth, to supply it with moisture and soluble matters,
and sometimes to serve as a reservoir of nutriment for future growth. A
true root, however, may never reach the ground, but may be attached to
a wall, etc., as in the ivy, or may hang loosely in the air, as in some
- n. - An edible or esculent root, especially of such plants as
produce a single root, as the beet, carrot, etc.; as, the root crop.
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