snakeroot

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snake·root

noun \ˈsnāk-ˌrüt, -ˌrt\

Definition of SNAKEROOT

:  any of various plants (as seneca snakeroot and Virginia snakeroot) most of which have roots sometimes believed to cure snakebites; also :  the root of such a plant

First Known Use of SNAKEROOT

1635

snake·root

noun \-ˌrüt, -ˌrt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SNAKEROOT

: any of numerous plants most of which have roots sometimes believed to cure snakebites; also : the root of such a plant—see seneca snakeroot

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