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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something that provides an important central source for growth or development; (botany) main root of a plant growing straight downward from the stem.

Usage examples (38)
  • The taproot of his resentment
  • Genius and insanity spring from the same taproot
  • One tree stood beside the brook, taproot in the water.
  • They can be moved when very small, there is a taproot. for more
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