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squawroot

noun squaw·root \ˈskw-ˌrüt, -ˌrt\

Definition of SQUAWROOT

:  a North American scaly herb (Conopholis americana) of the broomrape family parasitic especially on oak roots
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First Known Use of SQUAWROOT

circa 1848

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