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goldenseal

noun gold·en·seal \ˈgōl-dən-ˌsēl\

Definition of GOLDENSEAL

:  a perennial North American herb (Hydrastis canadensis) of the buttercup family with large leaves and a thick knotted yellow rhizome sometimes used medicinally

First Known Use of GOLDENSEAL

1839

goldenseal

noun gold·en·seal \ˈgōl-dən-ˌsēl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GOLDENSEAL

1
:  a perennial American herb of the genus Hydrastis (H. canadensis) with a thick knotted yellow rootstock and large rounded leaves
2
:  hydrastis 2

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