Definition of goat root in English:

goat root

noun

rare
  • A small perennial leguminous shrub, Ononis natrix, native to Europe, having woody stems, tough roots, hairy trifoliate leaves, and bright yellow flowers streaked with red; also called yellow restharrow.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Loudon (1783–1843), landscape gardener and horticultural writer.