black cohosh

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black cohosh

n.
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.

black cohosh

n
(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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Noun1.black cohosh - North American bugbane found from Maine and Ontario to Wisconsin and south to Georgiablack 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
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black cohosh

n (bot) cimicífuga