A tapering root that grows vertically downward in which a plant stores food, (e.g. carrot, turnip).

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  • taproot — ► NOUN ▪ a straight tapering root growing vertically downwards and forming the centre from which subsidiary rootlets spring …   English terms dictionary

  • taproot — [tap′ro͞ot΄] n. [ TAP2 + ROOT1] a main root, growing almost vertically downward, from which small branch roots spread out …   English World dictionary

  • Taproot — A plant s taproot is a straight tapering root that grows vertically down. It forms a center from which other roots sprout.Plants with taproots are difficult to transplant. The presence of a taproot is why dandelions are hard to uproot mdash; the… …   Wikipedia

  • taproot — /tap rooht , root /, n. Bot. a main root descending downward from the radicle and giving off small lateral roots. See illus. under root1. [1595 1605; TAP2 + ROOT1] * * * Main root of a primary root system. It grows vertically downward. From the… …   Universalium

  • taproot — UK [ˈtæpˌruːt] / US [ˈtæpˌrut] noun [countable] Word forms taproot : singular taproot plural taproots biology the main straight root of a plant that has smaller roots growing out from its sides …   English dictionary

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