Definition of musk root in English:

musk root

noun

  • Any of several plants with musk-scented roots, or the roots themselves: (a) the root of the sumbul, Ferula sumbul, used in medicine.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Chemical Gazette. From musk + root.

Pronunciation

musk root

/ˈmʌsk ruːt/