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black cohosh

noun

Definition of black cohosh

  1. :  a bugbane (Cimicifuga racemosa) of the eastern United States



1828

First Known Use of black cohosh

1828


Medical Dictionary

black cohosh

noun

Medical Definition of black cohosh

  1. :  a perennial herb of the genus Cimicifuga (C. racemosa) whose rhizome and roots are the source of cimicifuga—called also black snakeroot, bugbane




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