canaigre


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canaigre

canaigre (kənīˈgrē): see buckwheat.
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Canaigre

 

(Rumex hymenosepalus), a perennial plant of the genus Rumex, approximately 1 m in height. It grows wild in the southern United States and in Mexico. The radical tubers contain tannides, which are used to tan soft leather.

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