senega root


Word History


alteration of Seneca root; from its use by the Seneca as a remedy for snakebite

First Known Use

circa 1846, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of senega root was circa 1846

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Cite this Entry

“Senega root.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

Medical Definition

senega root

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