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snakeroot

noun snake·root \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
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First Known Use of SNAKEROOT

1635
Medical Dictionary

snakeroot

noun snake·root \-ˌrüt, -ˌrt\

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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