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ROOT is a 4 letter word which starts with the letter R and ends with the letter T for which we found 5 definitions.

(v. i.) To turn up the earth with the snout as swine.
(v. i.) Hence to seek for favor or advancement by low arts or groveling servility; to fawn servilely.
(v. t.) To turn up or to dig out with the snout; as the swine roots the earth.
(n.) The underground portion of a plant whether a true root or a tuber a bulb or rootstock as in the potato the onion or the sweet flag.
(n.) The descending and commonly branching axis of a plant increasing in length by growth at its extremity only not divided into joints leafless and without buds and having for its offices to fix the plant in the earth to supply it with moisture and soluble matters and sometimes to serve as a reservoir of nutriment for future growth. A true root however may never reach the ground but may be attached to a wall etc. as in the ivy or may hang loosely in the air as in some epiphytic orchids.

Syllable Information

The word ROOT is a 4 letter word that has 1 syllable . The syllable division for ROOT is: root

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