squawroot

Definitions of squawroot
  1. noun
    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, squaw root
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    type of:
    bush, shrub
    a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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