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taproot

the large single root of plants such as the dandelion, which grows vertically downwards and bears smaller lateral roots

taproot

[′tap‚rüt]
(botany)
A root system in which the primary root forms a dominant central axis that penetrates vertically and rather deeply into the soil; it is generally larger in diameter than its branches.
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On 18 November 2010, we split the rosettes into three groups of 57 according to taproot diameter: small (0.
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Honoree Aaron Hurst of Taproot Foundation, guest Karen Hurst.
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Searching Jewish, Christian, and Greco-Roman antiquity for sources that clarify the meaning of the Pauline phrase, he argues that it should be understood as metaphor, and that its taproot is found in Israel's worship of the golden calf.
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It does not transplant well and does not tolerate disturbance of the taproot.