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  • n. An umbelliferous plant (Peucedanum cous) with edible tuberous roots, found in Oregon, USA.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Timorous; fearful; cowardly.
  • n. An umbelliferous plant (Peucedanum Cous) with edible tuberous roots, found in Oregon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Timorous; fearful; cowardly.
  • n. A plant found in the valley of the Columbia river, probably some species of Peucedanum. The root is of the size of a walnut, and resembles in taste the sweet potato.


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