: any of various plants (such as seneca snakeroot and Virginia snakeroot) most of which have roots sometimes believed to cure snakebitesalso: the root of such a plant
Examples of snakeroot in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAccording to The Drinks Business, the two-year bourbon is also flavored with raspberry, Canadian snakeroot, fir needles, birch bark and maple syrup.
Lisa Gutierrez, kansascity, 15 June 2018
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