bloodroot

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Synonyms for bloodroot

perennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties

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The once-simpler question of who owns the land has been made incredibly more complex by time and the opportunity to put down blood roots by divided monotheistic cultures.
Jihad, we are told, is "communities of blood rooted in exclusion and hatred." Yet he travels far from this definition, including everything from bona fide tribal hatred, like that of Rwanda, to the Euro-skeptics who resist European integration, to the American militia movement.