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Meaning of TAPROOT

Pronunciation:  'tap`root

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  main root of a plant growing straight downward from the stem
 

TAPROOT is a 7 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: root

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tap"root`\, n. (Bot.)
The root of a plant which penetrates the earth directly
downward to a considerable depth without dividing.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The main, descending root of a plant that has a single, dominant main stem.
 

 

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