squaw cabbage

noun

Definition of squaw cabbage

1 : indian lettuce
2 : any of various plants of the family Cruciferae and especially of the genera Caulanthus and Streptanthus believed to have been used as potherbs by American Indians

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“Squaw cabbage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/squaw%20cabbage. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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