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

First Known Use of SQUAWROOT

circa 1848


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