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cohosh

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noun co·hosh \ˈkō-ˌhäsh\

Definition of cohosh

  1. :  any of several North American medicinal or poisonous plants: as a :  black cohosh b :  blue cohosh c :  baneberry



Origin of cohosh

Eastern Abenaki kkʷὰhas


First Known Use: 1789


Medical Dictionary

cohosh

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noun co·hosh \ˈkō-ˌhäsh\

Medical Definition of cohosh

  1. :  any of several American medicinal or poisonous plants: asa:  black cohoshb:  blue cohosh




Learn More about cohosh

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "cohosh" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "cohosh"


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