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Scorpion-wort
Scorpiones
scorpionfish
Scorpionida
Scorpionidea
Scorpions
SCORPIONS, CHASTISING WITH
Scorpions-thorn
scorpionweed
Scorpionwort
Scorpius
Scorse
Scorsese
Scortatory
Scorza
Scorzonera hispanica
Scot
scot and lot
scot free
scot-free
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Scotale
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Scotch and soda
Scotch asphodel
Scotch bonnet

scorzonera definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: perennial south European herb having narrow entire leaves and solitary yellow flower heads and long black edible roots shaped like carrots [syn: black salsify, viper's grass, scorzonera, Scorzonera hispanica]
2: long black salsify [syn: scorzonera, black salsify]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a composite plant, Scorzonera hispanica, with long tapering purple-brown roots. 2 the root used as a vegetable. Etymology: It. f. scorzone venomous snake ult f. med.L curtio



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