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bugbane

noun bug·bane \ˈbəg-ˌbān\

Definition of BUGBANE

:  any of several perennial herbs (genus Cimicifuga) of the buttercup family; especially :  black cohosh

First Known Use of BUGBANE

1804
Medical Dictionary

bugbane

noun bug·bane \ˈbəg-ˌbān\

Medical Definition of BUGBANE

:  a plant of the genus Cimicifuga; especially :  black cohosh

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