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 for Flag root
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Flag \Flag\, n. [From Flag to hang loose, to bend down.]
     (Bot.)
     An aquatic plant, with long, ensiform leaves, belonging to
     either of the genera Iris and Acorus.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Cooper's+flag,+the+cat-tail+({Typha+latifolia">Cooper's flag, the cat-tail ({Typha latifolia), the long
        leaves of which are placed between the staves of barrels
        to make the latter water-tight.
  
     Corn flag. See under 2d Corn.
  
     Flag broom, a coarse of broom, originally made of flags or
        rushes.
  
     Flag root, the root of the sweet flag.
  
     Sweet flag. See Calamus, n., 2.
        [1913 Webster]

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