snakeroot

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noun snake·root \ˈsnāk-ˌrüt, -ˌru̇t\

Definition of snakeroot

  1. :  any of various plants (such as seneca snakeroot and Virginia snakeroot) most of which have roots sometimes believed to cure snakebites; also :  the root of such a plant

First Known Use of snakeroot

1635


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snakeroot

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noun snake·root \-ˌrüt, -ˌru̇t\

Medical Definition of snakeroot

  1. :  any of numerous plants most of which have roots sometimes believed to cure snakebites; also :  the root of such a plant—see seneca snakeroot

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