- 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 cohosh; from 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)