rattlesnake root love

rattlesnake root

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of various plants of the genus Prenanthes of the composite family, having bitter-tasting tuberous roots and clusters of white to purple usually nodding flower heads.

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  • noun herb of central and southern Europe having purple florets
  • noun a plant of the genus Nabalus

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From the belief that the root cured a rattlesnake's bite.]

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