Definition of "xanthorhiza" 
- (noun) A genus of shrubby ranunculaceous plants of North America, including only the species Xanthorhiza apiifolia, which has roots of a deep yellow color; yellowroot. The bark is intensely bitter, and is sometimes used as a tonic.
Use "xanthorhiza" in a sentence
- "Arracacha Arracacha is the root of a South American member of the carrot family, Arracacia xanthorhiza."