cohosh

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noun co·hosh \ˈkō-ˌhäsh\

Definition of cohosh

  1. :  any of several North American medicinal or poisonous plants: such asa :  black cohoshb :  blue cohoshc :  baneberry

Origin and Etymology of cohosh

Eastern Abenaki kkʷὰhas


First Known Use: 1789


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cohosh

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noun co·hosh \ˈkō-ˌhäsh\

Medical Definition of cohosh

  1. :  any of several American medicinal or poisonous plants: asa:  black cohoshb:  blue cohosh


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