pokeweed definition

  • noun:
    • A tall united states plant (Phytolacca americana) having small white blossoms, blackish-red fruits clustered on lengthy drooping racemes, and a poisonous root. Also referred to as pokeberry, pokeroot.
    • A poisonous united states plant, Phytolacca americana, with reddish stems, broad leaves, clusters of white plants, and dark purple fruits.
    • See poke, the plant.
    • A plant regarding the genus Phytolacca, particularly P. decandra of east united states.
    • perennial associated with the genus Phytolacca

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