(Brisbane, Qld, Australia)
Meaning — The dried root from which the purgative drug IPECAC is obtained.
About this Spelling Bee Word — I first came across this word in Scrabble, because when I played ICECAP somebody informed me that it had the anagram IPECAC. I then looked it up to see the longer version.
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