mayapple definition

  • noun:
    • A fruit-bearing flowering plant with toxic roots, native to eastern North America, taxonomic title Podophyllum peltatum.
    • The fresh fruit associated with the plant Podophyllum peltatum
    • North American natural herb (Podophyllum peltatum) with toxic root stock and an edible though insipid egg-shaped yellow fresh fruit; called in addition wild mandrake.
    • The good fresh fruit of the mayapple{1}.
    • North American herb with poisonous root stock and delicious though insipid good fresh fruit

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