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.
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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
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