- any of several American herbs, as bugbane and baneberry
- a North American herb (Caulophyllum thalictroides) of the barberry family, formerly used medicinally by the Indians
Origin of cohoshfrom Algonquian name
Any of several North American plants, especially blue cohosh, black cohosh, and baneberry.
Origin of cohoshFrom Eastern Abenaki kkw&gravagr;has
(countable and uncountable, plural cohoshes)