senega

noun sen·e·ga \ ˈse-ni-gə \

Definition of senega

: the dried root of seneca snakeroot that contains an irritating saponin and is used as an expectorant

First Known Use of senega

1748


Medical Dictionary

senega

noun sen·e·ga \ ˈsen-i-gə \

medical Definition of senega

: the dried root of seneca snakeroot that contains an irritating saponin and was formerly used as an expectorant

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