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2 definitions found
 for Lithospermum canescens
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Puccoon \Puc*coon"\, n. [From the American Indian name.] (Bot.)
     Any one of several plants yielding a red pigment which is
     used by the North American Indians, as the bloodroot and two
     Lithospermum+({Lithospermum+hirtum">species of Lithospermum ({Lithospermum hirtum, and
     Lithospermum canescens); also, the pigment itself.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Lithospermum canescens
      n 1: perennial North American plant with greyish hairy foliage
           yielding a red or yellow pigment [syn: hoary puccoon,
           Indian paint, Lithospermum canescens]

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