black cohosh(redirected from black snake root)
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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.
(Complementary Medicine) a plant of the ranunculaceous family, Cimicifuga racemosa, which is used as a natural alternative to hormone replacement therapy
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|Noun||1.||black cohosh - North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgia|
bugbane - a plant of the genus Cimicifuga having flowers in long racemes or panicles reported to be distasteful to insects