Indian shot definition

  • adjective:
    • a plant of genus Canna (Canna Indica). The difficult black colored seeds tend to be because large as swan shot. See Canna.
  • noun:
    • A plant of the genus Canna, especially C. Indica: so named from difficult shot-like seeds, which there are many in pod. See cut-under Canna.
    • canna cultivated specifically for its edible rootstock from where arrowroot starch is gotten

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