from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants, such as Eryngium yuccifolium of the eastern United States, supposedly effective against the venom of rattlesnakes and having narrow leaves with spiny margins and whitish flower heads. Also called button snakeroot.
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- n. coarse prickly perennial eryngo of United States thought to cure rattlesnake bite
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