1. [ noun ] (botany) the root of the mandrake plant; used medicinally or as a narcotic
Synonyms: mandrake_root
Related terms: root
2. [ noun ] (botany) a plant of southern Europe and North Africa having purple flowers, yellow fruits and a forked root formerly thought to have magical powers
Synonyms: Mandragora_officinarum devil's_apples
Related terms: herb Mandragora mandrake_root
Similar spelling:   Maeandra