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A North American woodland plant (Hydrastis canadensis) in the buttercup family, having small greenish-white flowers and a yellow root used in herbal medicine.


(Plants) a ranunculaceous woodland plant, Hydrastis canadensis, of E North America, whose thick yellow rootstock contains such alkaloids as berberine and hydrastine and was formerly used medicinally


(ˈgoʊl dənˌsil)

a plant, Hydrastis canadensis, of the buttercup family, having a thick yellow rootstock formerly used in medicine.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.goldenseal - perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leavesgoldenseal - perennial herb of northeastern United States having a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves
genus Hydrastis, Hydrastis - small genus of perennial herbs having rhizomes and palmate leaves and small solitary flowers; of northeastern United States and Japan
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests


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