bugbane

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noun bug·bane \ˈbəg-ˌbān\

Definition of bugbane

  1. :  any of several perennial herbs (genus Cimicifuga) of the buttercup family native to northern temperate woodlands; especially :  black cohosh 1 Bugbanes are sometimes classified in a closely related genus (Actaea).

First Known Use of bugbane

1804


Medical Dictionary

bugbane

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noun bug·bane \ˈbəg-ˌbān\

Medical Definition of bugbane

  1. :  a plant of the genus Cimicifuga; especially :  black cohosh



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