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A perennial herb (Caulophyllum thalictroides) of eastern North America, having one or two compound leaves, small yellow-green or purplish flowers, and blue berrylike seeds.
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|Noun||1.||blue cohosh - tall herb of eastern North America and Asia having blue berrylike fruit and a thick knotty rootstock formerly used medicinally|
blueberry root, Caulophyllum thalictrioides, Caulophyllum thalictroides, papoose root, papooseroot, squaw root, squawroot
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