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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant (Aralia racemosa) distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; it grows from Southeastern North America to Mexico.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name of several plants:
  • n. The live-forever, Sedum Telephium.
  • n. The American mountain-ash, Sorbus Americana.
  • n. The American spikenard, Aralia racemosa.
  • n. Tho bush-honeysuckle, Diervilla Diervilla.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. unarmed woody rhizomatous perennial plant distinguished from wild sarsaparilla by more aromatic roots and panicled umbels; southeastern North America to Mexico

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