from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An eastern North American perennial herb (Cimicifuga racemosa) having large, pinnately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers. Also called black snakeroot.
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- n. A smooth herb, Actaea racemosa, marketed for medicinal use.
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- n. North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia
black + cohosh (Wiktionary)