papooseroot

Definition of papooseroot

n.1.(Bot.) A tall herb (Caulophyllum thalictroides) of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally; the Cohosh. See also Cohosh.

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blue cohosh, blueberry root, bush, Caulophyllum, Caulophyllum thalictrioides, Caulophyllum thalictroides, genus Caulophyllum, papoose root, shrub, squaw root, squawroot
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