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cohosh


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cohosh  \Co"hosh\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  perennial  American  herb  ({Caulophyllum  thalictroides}), 
  whose  rootstock  is  used  in  medicine;  --  also  called  {pappoose 
  root}.  The  name  is  sometimes  also  given  to  the  {Cimicifuga 
  racemosa},  and  to  two  species  of  {Act[ae]a},  plants  of  the 
  Crowfoot  family. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cohosh 
  n  :  a  plant  of  the  genus  Actaea  having  acrid  poisonous  berries 
  [syn:  {baneberry},  {herb  Christopher}] 




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