Black-cohosh Definition

noun

A type of bugbane whose roots and rhizomes are used variously in alternative medicine.

Webster's New World
An eastern North American perennial herb (Actaea racemosa syn. Cimicifuga racemosa) in the buttercup family, having large, pinnately compound leaves and racemes of small white flowers.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
Cimicifuga racemosarattle-topblack snakeroot

Other Word Forms of Black-cohosh

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Singular:
black-cohosh
Plural:
black cohoshes

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