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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants, natural order Ranunculaceæ, closely allied to Actæa; the bugworts or bugbanes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a small genus of perennial herbs of N temperate regions: bugbane.

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  • noun Any member of the genus Cimicifuga of flowering plants: bugbane or cohosh.

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

  • noun small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions: bugbane

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From the genus name.

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