noun squaw·root \ˈskwȯ-ˌrüt, -ˌru̇t\

Definition of squawroot

  1. :  a North American scaly herb (Conopholis americana) of the broomrape family parasitic especially on oak roots

Circa 1848

First Known Use of squawroot

circa 1848

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