Sampson snakeroot

noun
variants: or Sampson's snakeroot or less commonly Samson snakeroot

Definition of Sampson snakeroot

1 :an aromatic herb (Psoralea psoralioides) of the southeastern U.S. with a root having tonic properties called also babroot, Congo root
2 :any of several American gentians of the genus Dasystephana

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Origin and Etymology of sampson snakeroot

from the name Sampson or Samson


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