Virginia snakeroot noun
: a birthwort (Aristolochia serpentaria) of the eastern United States with oblong leaves usually cordate at the base and pointed at the tip and a solitary basal brownish-purple flower
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Vir·gin·ia snakeroot noun \vər-ˌjin-yə-, -ˌjin-ē-ə-\ (Medical Dictionary)
: a plant of the genus Aristolochia (A. serpentaria) of the eastern United States with oblong leaves cordate at the base and a solitary basal brownish purple flower—see serpentaria
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