Definitions of cohosh

n a plant of the genus Actaea having acrid poisonous berries

baneberry, herb Christopher
Actaea rubra, red baneberry, red-berry, redberry, snakeberry
North American perennial herb with alternately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers followed by bright red oval poisonous berries
Actaea alba, doll's eyes, white baneberry, white bead, white cohosh
North American herb with white poisonous berries
Type of:
poisonous plant
a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism

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