bowman's root

noun, sometimes capitalized B
bow·​man's root | \ ˈbōmənz- \
variants: or less commonly bowman root or bowman

Definition of bowman's root

1 : culver's root
3 : indian physic

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History and Etymology for bowman's root

by folk etymology from beaumont root

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“Bowman's root.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 6 December 2019.

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