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Pokeweed

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Noun

1. pokeweed

perennial of the genus Phytolacca

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Pokeweed

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noun
a tall North American plant, Phytolacca americana, that has small white flowers, juicy purple berries, and a poisonous purple root used medicinally: family Phytolaccaceae
. Sometimes shortened to: poke. Also called: inkberry

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Pokeweed

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noun
1. 
a North American plant (Phytolacca americana) of the pokeweed family, with clusters of purplish-white flowers, reddish-purple berries, and smooth leaves and stems: the roots and berry seeds are poisonous
adjective
2. 
designating a family (Phytolaccaceae, order Caryophyllales) of dicotyledonous trees, shrubs, and plants

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Pokeweed

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n.
Any of various tall herbaceous poisonous plants of the genus Phytolacca, especially P. americana of eastern North America, having reddish stems, elongated clusters of small white flowers, and dark purple berries. Also called inkberry, pokeberry, pokeroot.

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