squaw root

Definitions of squaw root
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n tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally

Synonyms:
Caulophyllum thalictrioides, Caulophyllum thalictroides, blue cohosh, blueberry root, papoose root, papooseroot, squawroot
Type of:
bush, shrub
a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems

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